1. Community Complexion

    “Society is like a large piece of frozen water; and skating well is the great art of social life.” -- Letitia Elizabeth Landon
    1. News Announcements

      All official JPiC-related News & Announcements are located here in this section.
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    2. Suggestions/Feedback

      Have something to say or ask about JPiC Forum? Have a suggestion as to how we can make this site better? Post here.
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      Medora Latest: Free Verse Poetry Medora, May 13, 2013
    3. Member Introductions

      Welcome New Members! Here is an EXCELLENT place to begin the JPiC experience. Introduce yourself to the JPiC Community of Poets, Writers & Artistes right here in this section.
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      BloodyTea Latest: Hello Bunnies... BloodyTea, Mar 12, 2016
  2. Poetic Colours

    “Here undoubtedly lies the chief poetic energy: in the force of imagination that pierces or exalts the solid fact, instead of floating among cloud-pictures.” -- T.S. Eliot
    1. Creative Traditional

      Celebrating Mother Earth? Seasonal, Traditional & Rhyming poetry posts here. (i.e. sonnet, limerick, haiku & all other poetic forms as seen in the Types of Poetry section.)
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    2. Spoken Word & Freestyle

      Poems meant for poetry slams and other spoken word venues, as well as freestyle & experimental forms of poetry should be placed here.
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    3. Emotional Romantic

      In love or have poetry that tugs at ones heartstrings? Please share your romantic tear-jerkers & emotionally intriguing pieces right here in this forum.
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      johsua Isaac Latest: It Was You johsua Isaac, Jun 8, 2016
    4. Spiritual Poems

      Got poetry that celebrates spirituality? Post them in this forum. **NOTE** Religious poems acceptable here as well.
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      Forestdawn Latest: The Season of Christmas Forestdawn, Dec 9, 2015
    5. Miscellaneous

      Have a poetic style of your own? Have poems that defy all conventional categories? Share them here please. (i.e. dark & bitter, political, revolutionary, abstract, etcetera...)
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      Sartor Latest: The Weaver Sartor, Mar 17, 2016
    6. Palettes Of Flavour

      Within each of us is the urge to satiate our palates. Represented here is the best in sublime eats - Feel free to share your favorite recipes. **BON APPÉTIT** But please read the guidelines before posting in this section.
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    7. Mature Tableau

      All mature-themed (adult) writing, artwork & photography should be posted here ONLY
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    8. The Critique Saloon

      This is the place to post poems that you'd like to better by getting suggestions & constructive criticism. **NOTE** For formal critique only!
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      BloodyTea Latest: If I Should Die BloodyTea, Mar 17, 2016
  3. Shades Of Fiction

    “Fiction was invented the day Jonas arrived home and told his wife that he was three days late because he had been swallowed by a whale.” -- Gabriel Garcia Marquez
    1. Short Stories

      Show your story-building prowess here. This section houses short stories and other short works of fiction. (Only pieces of 1000 words or LESS should be posted here please.)
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      rapture Latest: being homeless rapture, Mar 1, 2014
    2. Inspiring Novelists

      Aspiring to be a novelist? JPiC is in the business of inspiring and novelists are definitely welcome... So post your longer works and novel excerpts in this section. (Only works of 1000+ words here please.)
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    3. Essays

      Creative non-fiction and essays of any subject matter should be placed in this forum.
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      Maegan O'Neill Latest: A Selfless Hero Maegan O'Neill, Jan 10, 2012
  4. Poetry-Defined

    “Ink runs from the corners of my mouth. There is no happiness like mine. I have been eating poetry.” -- Mark Strand
    1. Types Of Poetry

      This forum houses definitives of various poetic forms. From the haiku to the villanelle, you will find a precise education in poesy right here.
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      PaintedDiary Latest: Ballade PaintedDiary, Apr 19, 2011
    2. Discussion Of Poetic Types

      Discuss the various forms of poetry here. You may also suggest a poetic form be added & defined within the Poetry-Defined forum.
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      PaintedDiary Latest: The Hay(na)ku PaintedDiary, Aug 4, 2015
    3. Poet & Poetess Biographies

      Master Poets & Poetesses have bestowed upon us their poetic hues, graceful talents and prolific writings. You will find their biographies and sample writings here.
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    4. Creativity Outlet

      Writers Block got you down? Get your poetic juices flowing and your writers wit going with various writing exercises in this forum.
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    5. Poem of the Day

      A collection of prolific poetry from poets around the globe. From Dickinson to Frost, we share the work of greats here.
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      BloodyTea Latest: Babar (for the quick witted) BloodyTea, Mar 12, 2016
    6. Audio Poem of the Day

      You'll find a great collection of classic and contemporary poems read by poets and actors here.
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    7. Glossary Term of the Day

      A collection of terms of importance to today's learned poet. From assonance to syllabic verse, we define terms used by poetic masterminds.
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      MsJacquiiC Latest: Antithesis MsJacquiiC, Jun 5, 2012
  5. Poetry Of The Visual

    “Visual poetry ... depends on the ability of the individual poet to do it well, and to make a shape which is interesting enough to hold your attention.” -- James Laughlin
    1. JPiC Magnet Poetry

      “Your mind is a magnet. You don't attract what you need or what you want; you attract who you are. And I love who I am!” -- Carlos Santana
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    2. Artworks

      Artwork of any kinda may be posted in this section, including (but not limited to) pencils, oils, charcoal, photos... **NOTE** Please credit the artist if not your original work.
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      PaintedDiary Latest: Art PaintedDiary, Jul 18, 2014
    3. Lit Vids Galore

      Housed here are all the literature-related videos which are indexed in our on-site video gallery. Visit the JPiC Video Gallery for a literal videos feast.
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  6. Miscellaneous Melange

    “Hey, it's a pair of sock monkeys, an unfolded diaper and a 2-year old thin mint. I'll just go ahead and file the lot under miscellaneous.” -- Jacquii Cooke
    1. Lit Articles Database

      Informative articles on a vast range of topics of interest to writers and poets will be posted here.
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    2. Contests

      Information on writing and poetry contests.
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    3. Writers Needed

      Here is where calls for various literary submissions are posted. Whether your interest lies in online or print venues, you're sure to find some publication opportunities here.
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    4. JPiC Link Directory

      Have a website and/or online writing project to promote? Add your free listing to the JPiC Link Directory and receive ratings & reviews... **NOTE** Links will be shown upon Administrator approval.
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      MsJacquiiC Latest: ErikEstabrook.com MsJacquiiC, Sep 21, 2012
    5. Testing Zone

      Test bbcode, signature links and other forum functionality here...
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      MsJacquiiC Latest: Xen Bbcode Test... MsJacquiiC, Feb 25, 2017
  7. The Blushing Lounge

    “One is never so dangerous when one has no shame, than when one has grown too old to blush.” -- Marquis de Sade
    1. General Chat

      Feel free to chit-chat about most anything in this forum.
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      michael Latest: THE Music Thread michael, Mar 7, 2016
    2. Lots Of Humor

      Got jokes to share? Tickle you funny bones here. Have fun ==> It's jokes people!
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      BloodyTea Latest: A Distastful Joke BloodyTea, Mar 12, 2016
    3. Sketched In Review

      “Critics are sentinels in the grand army of letters, stationed at the corners of newspapers and reviews, to challenge every new author.” -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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      MsJacquiiC Latest: Genres? MsJacquiiC, Oct 6, 2012
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