[These are the opinions of the management;
if you want your own opinions,
you'll have to make them up yourself.]
Here are some resources to help you with the whole form thing:
•••Shadow Poetry: www.shadowpoetry.com/resources/wip/types.html
•••Jan Haag’s Desolation Poetry: janhaag.com/PODesIntro.html
•••Poets' Collective: poetscollective.org/poetryforms/example-Index
•••Poetry Foundation: www.poetryfoundation.org/learn/glossary-terms?category=209
•••Poets Garret: www.thepoetsgarret.com
•••Society of Classical Poets: classicalpoets.org/category/poetry-forms
•••Poetry at Adriadne's Web: www.baymoon.com/~ariadne
And for poetic terms, try Bob’s Byway: www.poeticbyway.com/glossary.html
Medusa's Bunched-Up-Panties Rant #2: Haiku—Get 'em RIGHT!
HAIKU SOCIETY OF AMERICA, Inc.
•••How much should we try to shape our work to the sensibilities of our readers? Should we avoid certain images because they might "trigger" unpleasant memories in someone or ourselves?
•••Which parts of history should we leave out when we write? Which subjects are taboo? Is censorship ever appropriate?
•••What kinds of things inspire us; what exactly does that word mean?
•••What is our job as writers? Does the word "comfort" even fit? What good can come out of being uncomfortable?