A guide to nonsense poetry - what it is and what it isn't. We'll look at Lear, Carroll, Seuss and other poets who have attempted to write nonsense.
Atwood's piece features a surrealistic drama that reduces the cowboy to a straw man, as the speaker vents her rage against a fantasy.
The term Flarf was coined by a group of experimental poets. It is applied to poems using borrowed bits and pieces from a variety of sources.
Some of our favorite Mother Goose nursery rhymes we learned as children were originally written as secret and subversive messages for their time.
I'm all torn up that my purdy sweet heart Daisy May has taken up with the Mayor. She wrote me a letter tellin' me so herself. I ain't good with the writin' malarkey.
Humpty Dumpty is a well-loved traditional English nursery rhyme. Some people call it a nonsense poem although others have suggested links to historical events.
This hub features poems from the hub author and several of her first grade friends. It was a classroom assignment that wouldn't stop.
Scientist say if you talk to a flower it will grow. So I thought what if they had thoughts since they grow when we talk to them. So I wrote this poem what a flower would think when we talk to them.
Just because someone else says they see something in your poetry, doesn't mean it's really there. The Emperor had no clothes, no matter how many people claimed he did.
A fear of snake remedy put in a creative writing rhyme that is sure to free you of a snake phobia. You may believe this is a bit of literary nonsense or a nonsensical rhyme.
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