Antoni Leopold Dvořák was a composer and one of the first to achieve worldwide recognition. In line with the Romantic era’s nationalist idiom he frequently employed rhythms and other aspects of the traditional folk music of Moravia and his native Bohemia.
Form: Free Verse His want to tease her with lingering touches while denying her lips
Form: Beginning of the Line Rhymed Sonnet Smiles are infectious, a beautiful pox Styles may change but a smile will never fail To set a mark in the high fashion stakes
Form: Free Verse In hushed voices pillows-talk in the middle of the night
The Young Vixen and the Old Fox sat at the lair entrance staring into the forest and the sunset. ‘It’s almost like old times,’ said the Old Fox
Form: Free Verse Words of love left unsaid as fear embraced
William Shakespeare was a poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language. His works consist of 39 plays. 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and other verses. His work has been translated into every major language and his plays are performed more often than those of any other playwright.
Bardic Sonnet Notes Created by: William Kenneth Keller Structure: 3 quatrains and a couplet
Form: Sapphic Ode Sonnet Now what am I to write today? I have to get my coursework in, my lovely girls can splash and play
Form: Epistle My love My words seem too slow as the distance torments me
Form: Ballad Stanzas In October they come to play Yet they are never seen On autumn days in the playground
Form: Free Verse Your lips quiver in a pressing motion as my tongue lingers
Form: Free Verse I caught a glance in the shop window my eyes saw her and reeled away in disgust
Form: Raven's Rovi Sonnet 25 The ocean’s kisses ripple on the shore Setting the rhythm for my love to dance And my heart is lost in the silent awe
Form: Free Verse Guide my hand to feed your flame grasp it tight
Prompt: What is symbolry for? In its broadest sense anything that is a form that represents something is a symbol. Of course, in spiritual matters symbolry is often far more abstract than that.
Form: Free Verse Once more Lilith has turned me away my time for death is at her command not mine
You cast your spell on me as I sipped the potion from your lips a gentle brew on a witch’s rune
The Creative Space Prompt: The Unrequited love poem: How do you feel when you love someone who does not love you back?
Edge of Twilight 12 – Gathering the Pack Brach's pack is gathered and Rigby has some explaining to do.
Form: Ivorian Sonnet 23 Himeros – the god of sexual desire and unrequited love I asked to dance in the grace of your heart And so I danced, and you pulled us apart This, the want of a god I could not hide
Listening to Tiesto is very powerful for my meditations and makes me focus on, to quote Douglas Adams, the life, the universes and everything. What does it mean? I don’t think the answer is 42, however, but who knows it could be.
Form: Free Verse Mistakes, the syllabus from which we learn.
Poet: Heinrich Heine Born: 13 December 1797, Dusseldorf, Germany Germany Died: 17 February 1856, Paris, France Christian Johann Heinrich Heine poet, journalist, essayist, and literary critic
Title: The Childhood of Mary Virgin Date: 1849 Movement: Pre-Raphaelite
Form: Ivorian Sonnet 22 The Erotes: Eros – the god of love and fertility Amid chaos the love of gods began A love that echoes in the hearts of Man
Form: Epistle My Heart, for my heart pulsates with your name Hearing you speak is the music of my soul like birdsong in the pale light of a spring morning
Form: Ballad Stanzas Prompt: Taste the rainbow My confused mind hidden by fear With questions never asked Never daring to say the words
Form: Raven's Rovi Sonnet 24 Tonight it feels the distance is so far But still I feel your heart beating with mine Yet I am alone searching for one star
Form: Hir a Thoddaid The snow falls softly on this winter night As the magical dreams begin their flight In the darkness the world of inner sight
The Laxton Wood Egg It was on a Friday afternoon in late spring that Ben found it. He had just been walking across the fields of Chestling Farm on his way home.
Poet: Leonard Cohen Born: 21 September 1934, Westmount, Canada Canadian Died: 7 November 2016, California, USA Leonard Norman Cohen was a singer, songwriter, poet and novelist. His work explored the subjects of religion, politics, isolation, romantic relationships and sexuality.
Arabian Onegin Sonnet Notes Created by Jose Rizal M. Reyes Meter: Decasyllabic or pentameter Structure: 2 quatrains and 2 triplets
Form: English Sonnet Dedicated to the Greenian Poet, Jeff Green of the Cricket I have a guide in poetry, I do! A poet guide who sees me right and true. No spirit he, so real. A friend in word,
Form: Ballad Stanzas They ask me why I can believe The gods exist today While I count blessings, I receive
Aubade Poetry Notes An Aubade is a song or poem of any chosen form that celebrates the new day
Form: Free Verse This morning I woke your kiss still lingering on my lips as delicate as a butterfly
Edge of Twilight 11 – Unexpected Guests The sun glistened on the lower limbs of the forest trees. Inside the wolf lair there was a kerfuffle in the main room. Six wolves stared at the two figures in the dim light. Brach turned to his mate. ‘Achak, wake up the Young Vixen’
Many practitioners of Paganism have shamanism within their spiritual activities. I am no different in that. It is not something I searched for as I don’t think one can search for it. The inherent aspects of the shaman are naturally part of the being and in all of us. Recognising them and accepting they are … Continue reading The Shamanic Gene
Form: Balanced Sonnet Memories held in the scent of old wax Of lost conversations from years ago And the cotton apron covered your slacks
Form: Free Verse Peonies boogie and roses waltz in the breeze the garden is finding its summer rhythm
Form: Epistle Oh my sweet, as the sun lingers in stillness on this longest day I am sat quietly in this in-between time. On one side the magic of love
Form: English Sonnet The stars glisten between billowing clouds, Flirting with the mists of my silent dream. Floating in the illusion of mystic shrouds
Form: Free Verse In the darkness I feel him move in his sleep and I hear his breath
Form: Raven's Rovi Sonnet 23 Bring your heart to the place of waterfalls And sit with me amid the forest trees Let our souls speak freely when the bird calls
Symbolism Started: 1880 Ended: 1910 Symbolism was both an artistic and literary movement that suggested ideas through symbol and emphasized the meaning behind lines, forms, shapes and colour.
American Libre Sonnet Created by Jose Rizal M. Reyes Meter: Decasyllabic or pentameter Structure: 3 quatrains and a couplet Rhyme Scheme: abab bbcc cdcd ee
Form: Free Verse As we make love I am falling apart a deep breath regaining self-control
Most religious paths look to some sort of scripture or holy text, a prophet, saviour of humanity or other religious type figure for guidance and spiritual understanding. I look to life and contemplation in the natural world around me.
The Edge of Twilight 10 - Introductions As the small group of travellers approached a clearing in the forest it was an awestruck Young Vixen who seemed lost in her thought, she didn’t notice the majestic grey-furred male wolf waiting at the far side watching them.