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Natasya
04-30-2006, 11:07 AM
How many forms are there?

Open-Form (or free verse)
Ballads
Psalms
Sonnets
Ghazals
Tankas
Haikus

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JRH
04-30-2006, 01:27 PM
Hi Natasya,

There are a lot more forms than those you lifted. you might try this site: http://www.shadowpoetry.com/resources/wip/types.html

Good luck finding one you like.

JRH

Natasya
05-01-2006, 12:48 AM
Lovely! Thank you JRH! Much appreciated. :)

rawwriter
10-08-2009, 09:06 PM
ahhh wow, I didn't know there were so many different forms of poetry. Awesome, thank you.

Lady Cat
10-09-2009, 01:19 AM
I do a different poetry form every Thursday on my blog. So far I've done: Haiku, Kyrielle, Cinquain, Sestina, Triolet, Ghazal, Sonnet, Counting Up & Down, Pantoum, Ottava Rima, Dorsimbra, and Zejel.

Another couple of good sites to find different forms on are:
http://www.volecentral.co.uk/vf/

and http://pages.prodigy.net/sol.magazine/pl01form.htm

poetinahat
10-12-2009, 02:50 AM
There's a thread on verse forms (http://www.absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=44772) at the top of this page.