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The Ghazal Poetry Writing Project examines a Turkish/Arabic poetic form consisting of five or more couplets with each line possessing an identical meter.  Ghazal (pronounced "guzzle") has a unique rhyming structure where the first couplet rhymes and thereafter the last word, or couple of words, from the end of the second line of the first couplet is repeated at the end of the second line of each following couplet.  Each couplet should be a complete sentence or series of sentences and should not continue into the next couplet.

All members and authors are invited to participate in this Writing Project.  If you think you would like to take part, please click on the "Participate" link in the banner above, where you will find the rules related to this Writing Project, links to information about ghazal poetry to help you understand this poetic form, and the submission form you are required to use when submitting your ghazals to The Authors Haunt.

 

All the things an eye can see and convey...

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Line Count: 12

Published: 20 Dec 2008

 

A poem for lost love...

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Line Count: 14

Published: 20 Dec 2008

 

You looked like my "Dream-Boy" in the flesh. But you lacked the heart of its soul

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Line Count: 10

Published: 20 Dec 2008

 

You looked like my "Dream-Boy" in the flesh. But you lacked the heart of its soul

B

Line Count: 12

Published: 01 Jan 2009

 

The pain of rejection...

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Line Count: 14

Published: 12 Jan 2010

 

Waiting for one who may not return and one who is returning now...

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Line Count: 12

Published: 20 Dec 2008

 

 

 

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