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Tabb Poems

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Premium Member SOME MORE OF MY FORMS by definition
SNOWBALL or PLUS 1 then 2 then  3 syllables added on successive lines and so on til its done
TABB a couplet easy and free , (after J  B T)
HERBERT Christian forms in the main,George had too many,here to...Read More
Categories: tabb, inspirational, poetry,
Form: Verse



Premium Member MOMENTS STAYED a phrasis tribute
A prelude to perfect light,an image
traced from clouds of silence and
primal gloom.Things once unseen
now evolved as subtle harmonies
in sudden flight.A verse to ponder
from thoughts stirred,shadows now
shifted ,once more  by others 
seen and ....heard

Tribute in structured prose  inspired by...Read More
Categories: tabb, imagery, inspiration, poetry,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Tabb-poetry quaternion
Out of nowhere,an idea

Out an image,a sentence

Out of a thought,a rhyme

Outcome..poetry sublime
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Categories: tabb, on writing and words
Form: Verse
Premium Member tabb-LOVE'S STORY
Out of memory,a lie,
Then, goodbye;

Out of my eye,a tear,
Then a sigh;

Out of the past,a smile,
Then,a second chance;

Out of romance,a ring,
eternity,perchance.


This sequenced couplet form which I label a 'tabb' after  John Bannister Tabb(1841-99)
poem 'Evolution'...Read More
Categories: tabb, lost love, love
Form: Couplet
Premium Member tabb-PRODIGAL
Out of error,a fear,
             Then a lie;
Out of regret,a farewell,
             Then a sigh;
Out of parting,a change,
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Categories: tabb, forgiveness
Form: Imagism



Premium Member tabb-SUDDENLY
Out of nowhere,an idea
   Then image;
Out of this picture,a sentence,
   Then a page;
Out of the verse,a sonnet,
   Then a rhyme;
Out of this art,a hobby
   So sublime


labelled this imagist form 'a tabb' in...Read More
Categories: tabb,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member tabb-THE SEARCH
Out of the dark,a glimmer,
    Then a light:
Out of the sky,the mornng star,
    Then a new sight;
Out of the night,to-morrow,
    Then a new dawn;
Out of the wind,a sound,
   ...Read More
Categories: tabb, faith, life, people
Form: Imagism