Toto Poetry
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toto, adj. (Latin) altogether, complete, universal.
poetry, n. (English) metrical composition.

 

Poetic Definitions: zero
Poetic Form
Didactic "Graph Theoretic Poems"  

Zedd
Thoroughly void, empty, blank, devoid or vacant.
vapid
insipid
lifeless
tasteless
Certainly not meaningful, substantial or important.
0 0
— Kathryn Eliot
Yoda
Zero: Master, is there anything else?

Ineffectual, before time you were!
Substantial, you have not been!
Genuine, you are not!
Vain, you will always be!

0 0
— Eugene Leith
Xenia Epigram
To zero I offer this thanks,
     when needing something like cipher
When I'm writing and drawing blanks,
     I almost settle using cypher

I am in search of more,
     trying to sing your praise!
It's you I very much adore,
     lacking in so many ways.
0 0
— Jeremy Beaumont
Waka
Every blankness
can be ordinarily
counterfactual.
To abrogate or remit.
An engraving or etching.

0 0
— Kathy Monday
Verse (modern)
Zero

Will poets write a rhyme for zero? I so hope it won't be hero.
0 0
— Adam Charlton
Unitoum
Zero

Never
firm
ever
usual

firm
cipher
usual
zipper

cipher
ripped
zipper
accomplished

ripped
ever
accomplished
never.
0 0
— Janice Morley
Tanaka
Sweet Fanny Adams
to lose the power of speech
telephone number
A remnant or remainder.
Being null or invalid.

0 0
— Joan Bartholomew
Rondelet
Zero

There is nothing,
cryptographic transformation.
There is nothing,
a secret method of writing.
Negative justification,
quantity determination.
There is nothing.

0 0
— Jean Read
Quinzaine
Zero

Zeros are many nothings.
Can you believe it?
Are they thin?

0 0
— Jonathan Ash
Pi (π)
Can I pass a verse, published so pupils might see
Newly teaching notations, somehow educating, and oh now imparted free?
Nought or naught seem all too apparent. But is enclose?
Nonentity, zilch? - or negative, positive? Damn! I neglected inclose!
I reckon worthless and similarly objective, but plainly ought I
- speak concepts so - abstracts fetched with equations spry?
0 0
— Jack Carlisle
Octosyllable
Really hollow and piddling.
But also yellow and middling.
0 0
— Juan Sinclair
Nonet
completely worthless person or thing
register in the memory
utter insignificance
absolutely empty
no whatsoever
nonentity
nullity
nihil
ring
0 0
— Joe Hartley
Mirror Cinquain
zero
void, empty
freeing, emptying, opening
a nonentity, nullity or nonexistence
cipher
nonentity
a message written in a secret code
encoding, computing, reckoning
integrated, coordinated
cypher
0 0
— Diane Duke
Limerick
There was a gal from Camp Hero,
She wanted a word for zero.
      Such as wand of light?
      But settled on nought!
So smart that gal from Camp Hero.
0 0
— Catherine Rowland
Kural
Cipher, zipper, nohow, root
Origin's null tares

0 0
— Janet Bentley
Haiku (terse)
Insignificant
immateriality
unnecessary

0 0
— Kathleen Love
Haiku (3-word)
Eradicating
nonrepresentational
disability

0 0
— Joshua Moss
Haiku (modern)
Null, clear, blank and bare,
useless, trashy, and lousy,
counterfactual!

0 0
— Jerry Malone
Gnomic
Being dreadful, awful or frightful.
Being legal, lawful or rightful.

0 0
— Eric Lambert
Fib (Fibonacci)
So
null
worthless
uninspired
uninteresting

0 0
— Shirley Montgomery
Diamante
Zero
structured, motley
calculating, inscribing, summarizing
cipher, cypher ..... object, event
remonstrating, arguing, grumbling
inner, mental
thing
0 0
— Mátyás Riley
Cinquain - Phrasal
zero
goose egg
lay hands on
being null or invalid
nil

0 0
— Helen Mason
Cinquain - Expressional
zero
and void
with no light
of an infinite number.
invalid!

0 0
— Jason Berry
Butterfly Cinquain
nothing
complete failure
a nonexistent thing
is worse than active ignorance
zero
is to be gotten without pains
will work unless you do
slide fastener
cipher
0 0
— Karen Freeman
Acrostic - Prefix
 Nonexistent
useless
little
late
0 0
— James Jackson
Acrostic - Diagonal
Nothing
Root
Touch
Fragmentary
Zilch
Vacant
0 0
— John Hamilton
Acrostic - Suffix
Negation
Hitherto
Manitou
Anything
Cryptograph
Digit
 
0 0
— Joseph Ellis

Source: Eve, with graph theoretic pseudonyms.