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Alphabet
10-01-2005, 10:06 PM
There are so many threads that we'd love to keep at the top of the forum to show how important, informative, or just plain fun they are - but just not enough room to do so.

I hope this will help our old and new forum members to find what they are looking for more easily, but it is by no means an exhaustive list - so don't forget to use the search-forum feature if you don't find what you are looking for here.


Serious Stuff

Poetry resources and Paying Markets (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?goto=newpost&t=7364)

Poetry Contests - Good or Bad? (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=7365)


Poetry Scams

International Library of Poetry (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=17613)

Poetry dot COM (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=7389&page=1&pp=25)

Generic (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=7696)
Humourous but essential reading

FountainPenn House of Publishing (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?p=356995#post356995)
No better or worse than all those other scammers out there, but these had the audacity and the lack of good judgement to spam THIS poetry forum!!


Poetry Lessons

What the Hell's Wrong with me (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=18036)
Useful advice about how to start writing those poems that just won't come out - you know, the ones that ring the doorbell then run away.

Reoccurring words in my poetry (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=16711)
Is that a good or bad thing?

How do you name your poems? (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=19518)

Do you rewrite your poetry? (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=9753)


Poetry Exercises

Fill in the blanks (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=7430)

20 little poetry projects (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=7386)

I am from... (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=10388)


Debates about Poetry

The poetry genre is restrained (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?goto=newpost&t=16501)

Random thoughts on expositional poetry (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?goto=newpost&t=14244)

Can poetry be structureless? (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?goto=newpost&t=7378)

Does poetry just plain suck in general? (and other important questions) (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?goto=newpost&t=10649)

Poetry: Natural talent or Refined skill? (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?goto=newpost&t=8365)


Conversations about Poetry

Poet Websites? (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=10755)

Why do you write poetry? (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=8450)

Your Favourite Poem you've written? (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=15535)

What's the most you've been paid for a poem? (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=15330)

Your First Favourite Poem (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=16554)? & Favourite Childhood Poem (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=8213)

Favourite Poet? (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=16194)

Poetry Annecdotes (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?goto=newpost&t=20252)


Fun and Games

Poetry Game, Anyone? (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?goto=newpost&t=9965)

This is a fantastic thread of poems - step in and play.

Yet Another Poetry Game (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?goto=newpost&t=13790)
This one is an epic poem!

Oh no, not another poetry game! (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?goto=newpost&t=14418)
Can you converse in verse?

The headline poetry challenge (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?goto=newpost&t=10480)
Can you make a poem out of a newspaper clipping?

Smiley Poetry (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?goto=newpost&t=10811)
Guaranteed to make you smile.

A Poet's Life - Humourous Photo Essay (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=16254)

And saving the worst for last:-
The (First Ever) AbsoluteWrite Absolutely Awful Poetry Contest (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=17068)


FAQ

Should I self-publish my poetry? (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=7392)

How to submit a poetry chapbook? (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=18076)

Single or Double Spaced? (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=13254)

Markets for Christian Rhyming Poetry? (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=8269)


This is a w.i.p - I'll be adding to it.
Hope it is of use.

Alphabet
10-13-2005, 09:11 PM
Here, I'll be putting links to the best of the poetry-related threads that appear in other forums.

Poetry Games

Haikuicide (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?goto=newpost&t=9734)

The Limerick Thread (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?goto=newpost&t=3913)


Silly Poetry

Lords of the Prance (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?goto=newpost&t=9169)
Publish America Poetry

Verses of the Stipid Darf (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?goto=newpost&t=11922)
More PA Poetry

A little bit of loving (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?goto=newpost&t=9856)
We know you love poetry, but do you love love poetry?

Conversations

Why do you write the way you write? (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?goto=newpost&t=10692)

Recommend any good poets or poetry books? (http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?goto=newpost&t=15114)


Debates

Poetry is Dead
(http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?goto=newpost&t=14413)