I took some inspiration from Ephesians again for this one.Continue reading An acrostic on the Trinity (a poem)
This is the first time I’ve tried a blackout poem. They work by taking a page of text and then blacking it out until only the remaining words give you the poem.Continue reading A blackout poem on the Trinity (a poem)
It’s said that it’s hard to pack anything of substance into such a short poetry form. (Haikus are a Japanese type of poem with three lines. The first has five syllables, the second seven, and the third five.) To be sure, it’s not easy, but it can be done.Continue reading Three haikus on the Trinity (a poem)
Something a little more light-hearted this week.
It’s said that Trinity Sunday is also called ‘Heresy Sunday’ because so many ‘explanations’ on the Trinity fall into one heresy or another.Continue reading Three limericks on the Trinity (a poem)
Also called “reverse” poems, palindrome poems are ones where the lines are read forwards and then again backwards.Continue reading A palindrome poem on the Trinity (a poem)
Yes, “villanelle” is both a name and a type of poem.Continue reading A villanelle on the Trinity (a poem)
With this poem, I had two goals — and failed at both.Continue reading A sestina on the Trinity (a poem)