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Writing Tip: Form: Elegy

An elegy is a type of poem that is dedicated to the memory of someone or something special. They can be written about a loved one or an event that is surrounded by a feeling of tragedy or loss. 299 more words

Creative Talents Unleashed

patriotism, planets, prewriting, photography

This week has been crazy.


Patriotic. Because there’s the Fourth of July and then there’s our victory in the Women’s World Cup.

Not only that, though–there’s planets aligning in a different way. 272 more words


An Elegy for Sir Nicholas Winton

One of the words that I have seriously thought about having tattooed onto my left arm, in white ink, is Anavah.  It is Hebrew for “humble.”  A friend once told me that I was the most humble person she had ever met.   1,272 more words

Etta’s Elegy, by Maureen Seaton

for Etta Silver (1913–2013)

This is where the poem holds its breath,
where the usable truth sways, sorrowing,

and the people sway with the truth of it, 224 more words


the unknowable transforming point 226/230

433 little poems
fictive autobiographical gazing
through the piano looking glass

Presenting a peculiarly disordered interpretation

Days fast days
in which we leave or understand the pain that touches us… 490 more words


An Elegy To A Prose


It was like a whisper –
My wife delivered the sad news –
“Your grandfather was dead.”-
And so he was –
Her eyes were awfully sad – 1,178 more words

Poem And Chants


Last autumn Justin Coldstream wrote a powerful piece of music which he called Elegy. We are delighted to release the first movement here which recorded in The House of the Open Door. 68 more words

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