Types of Poetic Forms
The Academy of American Poets website lists various poetic forms with definitions and examples:
Notes on Form in Poetry
For a discussion on form poetry, read the following articles from poet Robert Peake:
Online Poetry Magazines
A sampling of literary magazines that focus on specific poetic forms.
Four and Twenty
Publishes short form poetry with poems that are four lines or under and with 20 words or fewer.
Literary magazine that publishes the tanka, a form of Japanese poetry. Typically, a tanka has 5 lines with the following number of syllables: 5/7/5/7/7.
The Prose-Poem Project
Literary magazine that limits its focus to prose poems.
Publishes "nonce" form poetry. A "nonce" form is one created by the poet and may play with more traditional poetic forms.
Publishes formal metrical verse.
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