I know some of you are reluctant about poetry — yet at the same time I hear you singing (often rather strange, even odd) lyrics to songs — well, lyrics are poetry!
The Bards of Old (sometimes blind, sometimes accompanying themselves on a harp) memorized and presented super-long ballads and were greatly revered in their communities. For example, Homer is often known as “The Blind Bard.” See more here:
For those of you wishing for something even more academic, look at this:
While there are all kinds of poetry — some rhyming — some not . . .
we should familiarize ourselves with both older, more traditional poetry, as well as, newer forms.
Your poem for today is:
More great poetry resources can be found here:
Now back to you reluctant poets . . .
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Some might call this poetry. Look for more lyrics here: