In-FORM-ation – My List of Poetry Forms

It still amuses my how many people are completely unaware that there are other forms of poetry in the world other than sonnets, limericks and haiku.

For the those curious about the various forms I have used I will list them here. This way I’m not repeating myself over and over again when reusing my favorite forms.

Let the class begin…

FORMS:

Abecedarius
Acrostic
Ae Freislighe
Alouette
Ars Poetica
Arun
Bref Double
Cascade
Cherita
Cinquain
Clarity Pyramid
Descort
Diamante
Duo-Ryhme
Emmett
Emotive Ten
Fibonacci Spiral
Ghazal
Glosa
Golden Shovel
Haibun
Hex Sonnetta
Karousel
Kouta
Kyrielle
Kyrielle Sonnet
La Lune
Lento
Monchielle
Monotetra
Monotetraiyat
Naani
Not Poem
Novem
Nove Otto
Octain
Oddquain
Oviellejo
Pantoum
Pathya Vat
Pleiades
Puente
Pushkin Sonnet
Quadrille
Quartern
Raccontino
Rime Enchainée
Rime Royal
Rondeau
Rubaiyat
Serpentine Verse
Sestina
SonnetJeffreys
Sonnetina Uno
Strambotto – Siciliano / Romagnuolo / Toscano
Spine Poem
Tableau
Tanka / Super Tanka
Terza Rima
Terza Rima Sonnet
Tetractys
Than Bauk
Trireme  
Tritina
Ukiah
Villanelle
Villonnet
Wave Waltz
Weave Waltz
Zeno Poem

3 thoughts on “In-FORM-ation – My List of Poetry Forms

  1. I was just reading something else when I noticed this link and had to come and investigate. I have made an attempt or two at Lukes Octains, but thats it from this list. Now I guess I am just going to have to try some of the others out, just to satisfy my own curiosity.

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