Ode is in fact a type of song, which was sung with the accompaniment of music or at least with a lyre. The word ode has actually been taken from a Greek word oide, which means song.
If a dollar bill could talk it might sound something like this. Ever felt like you've lost your worth and value? It hurts. Take a short trip along this dollar's memory lane.
There have been many foreclosed houses. They are now run down waiting for a new owner to come and breathe life back into them. This is how I pursue how my house must feel while it waits.
"From cradle to grave" That Is what our parents said, "You'll each have the other After we both are dead. You won't be all alone Your sister will be there To listen And to count on From start To...
Oh, great dishwasher, how wonderful art thou? Stopping me from feeling like a handwashing sow. Your greatness is in making my dishes so clean, saving me from scrubbing them until they gleam. For my family...
John Keats highlights the beauty of existence and eternal peace in his "Ode to a Nightingale"
Someone asked me why I bother writing if my audience isn't enormous and few remember my words. I wrote this poem in response to her. Find out what my writing does for me, even if no one ever reads it.
A poem, written for my friend Maureen, who lost her only grandchild, 8 days old. A Precious Glimmer of Hope!
May these poems help and heal many readers by re-connecting with their own emotions and have new found compassion for the struggle of many others. Jewels from the heart are soul qualities from within.
A poem inspired by Eliot's infamous "Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock." Coming to terms with age and experience.
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