Words as Gen Art


The following word expressions are supported. By entering your thoughts and feelings an expression in words is generated. It can conform to one of the poetry types or generate entire new types of word expressions.

By Form:
β€’ Formal Verse: Sonnet, Ballad, Ode, Villanelle, Sestina, Cinquain, Triolet, Elegy, Couplet, Limerick
β€’ Free Verse: Free Verse, Concrete Poetry, Spoken Word Poetry
β€’ Fixed Form: Haiku, Senryu, Tanka, Pantoum, Sijo, Acrostic

By Content:
β€’ Narrative: Narrative Poetry, Epic Poetry, Ballad, Ekphrastic Poetry
β€’ Lyric: Lyric Poetry, Ode, Sonnet, Haiku, Tanka, Senryu, Elegy, Couplet
β€’ Celebratory: Ode, Hymne, Prayer
β€’ Humorous: Limerick, Jokes

By Performance:
β€’ Spoken Word: Spoken Word Poetry, Monolog, Quote
β€’ Sung: Song, Rap, Duet, Call and Response, Chant

Poetry Themes: societal anecdotes, observations, cultural behaviors, love, new beginning, the end, closure, beliefs, spirituality, soul, mystical, nature, beauty, concepts and ideas, styles and fashion, scientific phenomenon, aging, desire and impulses, otherness, togetherness, self, identity, conflict , travel, journeys, celebration, success , disappointment, failure, recovery, resiliency, immortality, urban life

Poetry Types:
– Lyric Poetry: Expresses personal emotions and feelings as lyrical phrases.
– Narrative Poetry: Tells a story or recounts events.
– Free Verse: Poems with no set rhyme or meter, allowing for more freedom.
– Epic Poetry: Focuses on heroic deeds and adventures.
– Ode: A formal and often lengthy poem that celebrates or praises its subject.
– Sonnet: A 14-line poem often focused on themes of love or beauty.
– Ballad: A narrative poem, often with a musical quality, that tells a story.
– Acrostic: A poem in which the initial letters of each line spell out a word or message.
– Concrete Poetry: Utilizes visual arrangement of words and letters to enhance meaning.
– Ekphrastic Poetry: Inspired by works of visual art, describing or responding to them.
– Ghazal: A form of poetry with rhyming couplets, often focused on themes of love and loss, popular in Persian and Arabic cultures.
– Sijo: A traditional Korean form with three lines and specific syllable and thematic rules.
– Haiku: A traditional Japanese form with three lines and a specific syllable pattern.
– Senryu: Similar to haiku but focuses on human nature and often includes humor.
– Tanka: A Japanese form similar to haiku but with more syllables and often used for more emotional or personal expression.
– Pantoum: A form with repeating lines that interlock, creating a unique pattern.
– Villanelle: A 19-line poem with a specific structure and repeated lines.
– Sestina: A complex form with a set pattern of word endings.
– Spoken Word Poetry: Performed poetry that often addresses social or personal issues.
– Cinquain: A five-line poem with specific syllable patterns.
– Triolet: A form with a specific rhyme scheme and repetition of lines.
– Elegy: A poem that mourns the loss of a person or something valuable.
– Couplet: A two-line stanza often used for witty or insightful poetry.
– Limerick: a humorous and often nonsensical poem with a distinct rhyme scheme.
– Jokes: an ironic humorous situation with a setup then a punch line.
– Quote: a memorable one line saying that makes a point in a creative way that causes a person to think or reflect.
– Monolog: a short speech spoken to an audience with a few memorable creative phrases.
– Song: a form of lyrics with a structure to accompany music.
– Rap: is a lyrical phrase combination of rhyming and poetry to a constant beat.
– Duet: lyrical phrases for two people to sing. Include parts that are sung separately and parts that are sung together. 
– Call and Response: lyrical phrases where one singer makes a call, an announcement, a question, and the other singer responds.  The lyrics progress a story.
– Chant:  is the iterative singing of a few words with only a few syllables to a simple repeating melody.
– Hymn: A spiritual song or poem of praise.
– Prayer: an expression of thanks and an earnest hope or wish to improve one’s fate.