I’ve heard of this kind of poetry before and even dabbled in it before, but we called it something else…I can’t remember.
Will probably be seeing some of this from me!
Welcome to the weekly series, Whittled Words. A series highlighting the innumerable types and styles of poetry to challenge any creative wordsmith. This week’s selection:
The tautogram is best explained by its Greek root words of “tauto” meaning “the same” and “gramma” meaning “letter”. Basically, all words in the poem begin with the same letter.
So, pick a letter–any letter–and get poeming!
Note: A variant form of this poem could employ a unique starting letter for each stanza.
Examples of Tautogram Poems:
Crazy cat, cute, cuddly
Curiosity caused confusion
Crazy cat cellar confined
By Taylor Graham
One owl on old oak
opens ocular orbs, observes,
offers obverse oratory:
ooooh – ooh ooh – ooooh.
Ode, omen or oracle?
Only one owl.
By Walter J. Wojtanik
Fake friends find forever fleeting,
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"create...& live twice"
I make photographs and poems to please myself (and share them to please you).
I speak my heart out.
Authentic musings of the mind
living in the vibe of my emotions
menjelajah dunia seni tanpa meninggalkan sains
Until I know this sure uncertainty, I'll entertain the offered fallacy.
Moments captured worth a thousand words
Amy Medina Photography
doing a thing of what I want
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get up, stand up for your rights!
Here I am to share my experiences with you, let's explore it together
That's knocking my mind right now
En esos momentos donde fotografiando “paramos” el tiempo, busco expresar mi ilusión por este lenguaje, mi deseo es que ellas hablen por mí.
Att vara annorlunda/att inte passa in i samhällets ramar