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Primal Poetry

Making the History of Poetry (part 1) Primal Poetry- Exploring and writing poetry in its primal form.

Leader: weirdelf
Moderator(s): geezer, Paul

Objectives: To attempt to recreate some of the mental conditions under which poetry was invented and write our own modern versions of it.

Level of expertise:  Open to all.

Subject matter: Pre-written word poetry was probably spoken by shamans after drum induced trance.

Date: 
Mon, 06/17/2019 to Sat, 08/17/2019

Inspired writes (June contest)

Description:Choose a poem which inspires you. Can be by a known writer, a friend or even one of your own. Then write a poem which comes from said inspiration. There are no length limits but try to be kind to judge by not making it Too long lol. Any style, any subject. NOT ENTERING VIA THE CONTEST TAB MAY RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION!. Also please put (June contest) next to title. Place the inspiring poem with author then enter your resulting poem right below so readers can read both on the same page.

Sponsor(s):Geezer, scribbler
Judge(s):anonymous volunteer

November contest

Description:A bit of autumn fun. Be sure to put "November contest" next to title and to hit contest tab at bottom of page when submitting

Sponsor(s):anonymous
Judge(s):anonymous

Objectives:Just to make folks at least smile

Subject matter: Ok write on any subject in any form. Only requirement is at least a touch of humor and try to keep it under 30 lines if possible. Have fun

How Judged:by single rotating anonymous judge

Poets first poems

Description: Post your first ever or earliest poem

Leader: Jess (weirdelf)
Moderator(s): Wesley

Objectives: Just for curiosity, to see where we've come from.

Level of expertise: Open to all

Subject matter: Most of these poems will be polished or not actively editing. This is not really a workshop but more 'I'll show you mine if you show me yours' of our earliest works.

Most important:- Remember when posting your first poem to scroll down to 'Workshop' dropdown and select 'Poets first poems'.

Date: 
Fri, 06/23/2017 to Tue, 06/23/2020

Stream

This is any open workshop for everyone and for all poetry. All poems (even those in other workshops) are included here.

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