Five Poems from Invented Forms by Jake Sheff

Rhyme Squared form

The rhyme-squared form is two eleven-line stanzas. The first stanza is a normal bit of poetry, the second attempts to slant rhyme the stanza essentially. It’s difficult to explain but maybe easily appreciated in practice. The form … Continue reading

Punk Rock and Surrender: On Turning One’s Poems Over To Musicians To Do As They Will …

By Victor D. Infante

I have – and I doubt this is any great revelation to anyone who knows me – control issues. I’m not particularly interested in controlling anyone else, but I very much like to be in control … Continue reading