By now, you all who watch me will be aware of the new poetry form created by edzull
this year, called 'the slinky'. Some of you have even written one! Well here's some incentive to do it (or do it again!)
Slinkyfest 2018 is the first annual Slinky competition, brought to you by CommunityLit
, the fantastic new group ... for Lit groups (and writers in general, of course). So -- what's a slinky, Sal?
For those unaware, a slinky is a poem of 16 lines, any line length, any meter, rhymed or un-rhymed-- with a single word (must be a noun, verb or adjective) repeated on every single line.
So the word bounces down the lines like a slinky toy. :iconslinkyplz:
For a list of good examples, see the slinky database in the journal linked below: Awesome! So how do I enter this