The Fight and The Fiddle

Writing Prompt: Flexing Form

Patricia Smith is known for her work in traditional form, and even more for stretching form to its limit. For example, the poem “Elegy” in Incendiary Art is a triple sestina, and the poems featured in this issue are parts of a triple crown. (That’s 45 sonnets!) How might you innovatively and generatively expand a traditional fixed form? 


Read more in this issue: Interview | Critical Essay | Poems