Basic Poetic Forms (and how to write them) by Charles Rossiter
Approx. 3,830 words.
Published on October 20, 2011.
This handy guide is designed to help you write more and better poems. It includes the ‘rules’ for writing poems in basic forms such as the villanelle, sonnet and more, as well as less frequently used forms such as the pantoum. The guide focuses on carefully selected forms that are most useful for both the experienced and beginner poet.