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The Cubic Equation as Poetry

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Michael Gizzi

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Various blogs have posted news that poet and editor Michael Gizzi has died. Gizzi is the author of, among other collections, My Terza Rima, No Both, Interferon, Cured in the Going Bebop, and Continental Harmony. Above is a video fro...

Solving the Cubic Equation for Dummies

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Everybody learns the “quadratic formula” for solving equations of the form [itex]A x^2 + B x + C = 0[/itex], even though you don’t really need such a formula, because you can solve for [itex]x[/itex] through the technique of “comple...

Terzanelle: Poetic Form

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What do you get when you mix two super popular Italian poetic forms, specifically the terza rima and villanelle? The terzanelle, of course! It combines the lyricism of the terza rima with … Read more

Public Confession: I Covet Terza Rima

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Of all the rhyme schemes out there, the one I covet is terza rima, verse’s triple-double, the braided tercet. I suspect I love its   interlock, its trinities that couple and link their units each to each to each. Most… Continue read...


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