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Metrical Poetry - Metrical Poetry Description
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Metrical Poetry (2 Viewing)
Post and critique metrical/formal verse. Metrical is defined as stress-based meter (accentual or accentual-syllabic). Syllabics and non-metrical forms should be posted in Non-Met.
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Post stress-based (accentual-syllabic or accentual) poetry at The Deep End for advanced critique, close reading, and frank comments. Work should be well developed, not an early draft. If you feel uncomfortable with close attention and emphasis on craft, or attention to the standard or lack thereof of your critique especially by TDE moderators, then post at Metrical. Your work may be moved at the moderators' discretion.
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Non-Metrical Poetry - Non-Metrical Poetry Description
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Non-Metrical Poetry (2 Viewing)
Free verse, unmetered rhymed verse, forms such as sestinas, pantoums, ghazals, etc. when they are unmetered, prose poems, and syllabics -- post & critique. Serious writing and professional attitude are expected.
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Translation - Poetry and prose translation. Adaptations.
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Discussion, posting, and critique of poetry and prose translation, and adaptations closely based on texts in other languages. The original text and a literal version should be included wherever possible. Adaptations should be identified as such in the title of the thread.
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Poetry Contests & Workouts - Poetry Contests & Workouts Description
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For the Short Fiction Workshop and participants - now in progress. Read details & register here. (NOTE: Contents visible to registered participants only!)
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Drills & Amusements (3 Viewing)
Funny & serious poetry exercises (metrical and non-metrical poetry); Funny and serious Fiction and Art excercises .
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Entries to miscellaneous current contests
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Prose & Critique - Prose & Critique Description
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Musing on Mastery (2 Viewing)
The tradition of the masters: the classics & how they did it. (Metrical Poetry & Free Verse.) ** Note again that it's for the work of masters, NOT your own poems! **)
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Fiction (1 Viewing)
Fiction post & critique.
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Literary opinions; conversations on the purposes and craft of literary criticism, especially of poetry. Post & critique of book review, essays, interviews, etc.
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This forum complements the high standards of Distinguished Guest with audio and video podcasts. It showcases professional-level recordings as selected by the forum moderator or a distinguished reviewer.
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Art - Art Description
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Art
post & critique of art, photography, etc. Note: Moderator approval for sensitive material required.
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Art Museum (1 Viewing)
Discussion of art masterworks, exhibits and events worldwide.
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