This contest is about Medieval poetry. Below I have chosen some forms from Medieval times.
Please write one original poem to one the these forms.
NO NAMES on submissions. No max lines, but a minimum of 12. Any question e mail to me- thanks!
MAKE SURE YOU PUT YOUR CHOSEN FORM ON BOTTOM OF POEM!
: poem containing stories about and descriptions of diverse animals,
often with an overlying moral content
: a simple form of history which registers summaries of events in
: a poem of readings or lessons for the mass
half uncial : script of the early medieval period, derived from late
Roman, containing both minuscule and majuscule forms
: book containing the lives and deaths of the Christian martyrs, to
be read during mass on their feast days
: referring to the early fathers of the Christian church, the
commentators of the early centuries AD
: early form of Gothic script of the 11th and 12th centuries; also
known as transitional Gothic
: tale of chivalry
: heroic tale originally passed own through oral tradition
: travelling ballad singer from the Provence region
: an internal document passed between the English royal secretariats
initiating action or legal proce
: a document from royal authority bestowing privilege or issuing a