About the Brief Poem
An Essay by David Barber from Parnassus Poetry in Review (1999): A Brief for the Epigram
Mark Granier’s essay What One Note Holds: Writing the Short Poem from Poetry Ireland.
An Essay by Stefan Strychar in The Critical Flame: A Lot from a Little: Demystifying the Aphoristic Poem.
The Asses of Parnassus is a collection of short, witty formal poems.
The Latin Library. All of the poems of Catullus in Latin.
Catullus: The Poems. Translations of all the poems of Catullus by A. S. Kline.
Minimalist and Concrete Poetry
Bob Grumman on MNMLST POETRY
Bob Murdoch on very brief poems
Geof Huth on Visual Poetry Today
The Cherita. In June 1997, the London-based poet, ai li, created a new poetic form called cherita, which means tale or story in Malay. It is composed of three linked stanzas, one, two, and three lines, successively. A cherita consists of a one-line stanza, followed by a two-line stanza, and then finishing with a three-line stanza. The magazine is devoted to this form.
Haiku International, edited by Hungarian Gabor Terebess, is a vast resource devoted to the haiku in Western literature. There are links to works by over 50 modern American haiku poets. as well as links to the work of other haiku writers from more than15 countries.
Modern Haiku is an independent journal of haiku and haiku studies which has links to some excellent essays on the form.
AHA! POETRY, edited by Jane Reichhold, is a world of poetry “that will make you say, “Ah ha!” as you discover and explore the many short form genres of poetry.”