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All Aboard The Succulent Wave, Oscar William Oswald Aug 2012

All Aboard The Succulent Wave, Oscar William Oswald

UNLV Theses, Dissertations, Professional Papers, and Capstones

All Aboard the Succulent Wave is a collection of poems written over the past three years. It is the product of major shifts in my faith and trust in language. The manuscript is divided into three parts: "The Staccato Monsoon," "Today / / / A Poetics," and "Elliptics." Each of these sections concerns a particular theme about my language, my god, and my soul.

I wrote many poems that used language to find god. In these poems, those designated by "/ / / A Poetics," I write about what is holy to me in the moment and about how the instantaneous sense of my spirit propels ...


Millie Dies In Style: Crafting Poems In Four Poetic Styles, Dan Gleason Jun 2012

Millie Dies In Style: Crafting Poems In Four Poetic Styles, Dan Gleason

Understanding Poetry

This exercise helps students learn about poetic style by challenging them to write poetry in different styles. To make stylistic differences most obvious, students write about the same topic in four different ways (casual, formal, depressing, whimsical). Students write poems of 4-10 lines in groups, and then they share their writings with each other. Nearly any topic may be chosen, but the topic should be a bit unusual; I like to use the tragic tale of Millie, a fictional family dog that dies suddenly by falling down an open well, to generate interest. The exercise is a fun activity that ...


Votary, Mary Bamburg May 2012

Votary, Mary Bamburg

University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations

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Et Cetera, Marshall University Jan 2012

Et Cetera, Marshall University

Et Cetera

Founded in 1953, Et Cetera is an annual literary magazine that publishes the creative writing and artwork of Marshall University students and affiliates. Et Cetera is free to the Marshall University community.

Et Cetera welcomes submissions in literary and film criticism, poetry, short stories, drama, all types of creative non-fiction, photography, and art.


The Molloy Student Literary Magazine Volume 8, Damian Hey Ph.D., Roger Smith, Travis G. Williams, Carissa Sorrentino, Dan Catalano, Katheryn Grote, Theresa Roedig, Kenneth Bornholdt, Kathleen Dauz, John Lynch, Farisha Hosein, Alyssa Solazzo, Lauren Spotkov, Jillian Diblasi Jan 2012

The Molloy Student Literary Magazine Volume 8, Damian Hey Ph.D., Roger Smith, Travis G. Williams, Carissa Sorrentino, Dan Catalano, Katheryn Grote, Theresa Roedig, Kenneth Bornholdt, Kathleen Dauz, John Lynch, Farisha Hosein, Alyssa Solazzo, Lauren Spotkov, Jillian Diblasi

The Molloy Student Literary Magazine

The Molloy Student Literary Magazine, sponsored by Molloy College’s Office of Student Affairs, is devoted to publishing the best previously unpublished works of prose, poetry, drama, literary review, criticism, and other literary genres, that the Molloy student community has to offer. The journal welcomes submissions, for possible publication, from currently enrolled Molloy students at all levels. In this issue, we are including the three winners of the annual Patricia Sullivan Common Reading Contest: Inspired Works - Building Community. All submitted work will undergo a review process initiated by the Managing Editor prior to a decision being made regarding publication of ...