The repetitive rural images of the Lake District provided inspiration for Jill Baumgaertner’s “Cumbria Pantoum.” What will inspire yours?
What is your region inspiring you to write? For poet Chip Livingston, the shores of Uruguay simply begged to speak through a pantoum.
Why write a pantoum? Poet Marjorie Maddox shares her reasons, on the wings of poetry and song.
Sandra Heska King concludes her “Dreaming with Darwish” poetry dare, reflecting on the ways the dreams, and poems, will stay with her.
Writing a pantoum doesn’t have to be like being dragged to the catacombs. Just follow Erik and Christine’s helpful pantoum infographic and you’ll be out of the dungeon in no time.
The pantoum is a metaphor, an artistic expression of cooperation, and the perfect poetic medium for artistic collaboration. Seth Haines invites you to join with other poets in a collaborative pantoum in the comments.
Poetic forms can bring an explorative freedom to the poet. Seth Haines explores the pantoum form, and offers a writing prompt.
Seth Haines tried his hand at this month’s theme. Writing a pantoum was an exercise in discipline, sticking to the strictures of a poetry form. And like it or not, the poetic form assisted in maintaining and conveying the chaotic sense of the story.
Here are five great ways to write a pantoum. You weren’t looking for anything but great ways, right?
One Direction and Bon Jovi are all over the new goat song craze. We kick off our March Pantoum poetry theme with a playlist for the goat pantoum.