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Old Shoes

Description:Write any poem you want about old shoes. Can be serious, funny or any thing in between.Length is up to writer but please no epics lol


Objectives:Having fun in free verse writing about something we all have

Subject matter:old shoes

How Judged:


Description: A 5-7 stanza poem covering a student's summer time thoughts about upcoming school year


Objectives:Just have fun looking back

Subject matter: Summer time thoughts about upcoming school year. Protagonist can be of any age and can look forward to or dread the upcoming school or have mixed feelings about it.Any form acceptable.

How Judged:

Description: Storytelling in Verse (sempiternal) workshop is holding a workshop within concerning "horror" in poetry.

Leader: Wesley snow
Moderator(s): Chrys

Objectives: To write a horror "story" in verse (hopefully out horroring each other.

Level of expertise: Open to all

Subject matter: Some things we will discuss is the difference between subtle (Hitchcock style) and hack and slash.

Wed, 07/01/2015 to Tue, 07/14/2015

Writing Like A Master

Description:Write a poem in the style of a past master


Objectives:To see if you can capture the style of a past master

Meet The Masters

Description:To gain a better understanding of the masters of poetry

Leader: China Blue
Wesley Snow

Objectives:To learn about and how the 19th century masters lived ,and wrote

Level of expertise: Open to all

Fri, 06/05/2015 to Sun, 06/21/2015

May Contest

Description: A poem to make us smile or , even better, laugh. Six stanzas maximum. No more than five lines per stanza. Any form, can be old or new (new would be preferred).


Objectives: Just a contest to have fun and get each other smiling

Subject matter: Any subject within neopoet guidelines

How Judged:

An Exploration of Style, Subject, and Critique

26 days, one subject, three styles of poetry, biting critique, 10 slots . . . Are you willing to give it a try

How are you feeling?

Up to a challenge?

Want to test your ability to write way out of your comfort zone?


Then join my workshop. It starts May 8th and runs for 26 days.

In that time, 10 lucky people will be assigned a subject and will produce three (3) separate poems and critique 27. You do not get to choose the subject, the styles, or the time.

What could possibly go wrong?

Fri, 05/08/2015 to Fri, 05/29/2015

TITLES here we go


Leader: scribbler
Moderator(s): judyanne

Objectives:Improving poetry by more effective use of titles

Level of expertise: Open to all

Subject matter: Titles and their effect

Fri, 04/24/2015 to Sun, 05/24/2015


Description:A poem written in either rhyming couplets or quatrains. Often used in Christian liturgies and often containing the phrase "Lord have mercy on us."


Objectives:Expose folks to a fairly unusual form

Critique and Criticism

Description: Analysis of "critique"

Leader: W. H. Snow
Moderator(s): Alidzidan, Rula

Objectives: To leave the participants with a better understanding of what and how the poet critiques.

Level of expertise: Open to all

Subject matter: Critique.

Sun, 04/05/2015 to Thu, 04/30/2015


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