Two posts ago I set the goal of writing a sestina. Well, I'm happy to say I wrote one! This might seem like a silly victory, but I'm proud of myself for writing even though I haven't had the motivation lately to do so. But not only did I write the poem I said I … Continue reading The sestina I said I would write
Photo by Suzy Hazelwood from Pexels. I just got some encouraging feedback on a sestina I wrote a few years ago (posted on my site here) so I think I might try writing another one. I've tried writing in many different poetic forms (I used to read through encyclopedias of forms for fun) but the sestina is one … Continue reading And a new challenger appears: the sestina!
I thought it might be fun to do a Throwback Thursday, where I share something I wrote way back when. So I'm posting the first sestina I ever completed. For those of you who don't know, a sestina is an Italian form of poetry that has a very specific rhyme scheme and only uses six … Continue reading Throwback Thursday–Sestina