We invite you to respond to the poems we’ll share here—their forms, images, sounds, meanings, surprises. Up today? A sestina.
My Sestina is a Space Six-Shooter
My favorite poetic form, the sestina, gives me space to explore implication.
Write Your First Sestina: It’s a Matter of Pride
The sestina, like a song, helps us say what we want to say without really saying it.