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.
A short poem I wrote to honour Nellieanna Hay who offered me friendship, encouragement and the impetuous to continue writing on Hub Pages at a stage when I was considering throwing in the towel.
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.
Just a little writing exercise I came up with to attempt to overcome my writer's block I had today. It's my original thoughts, but built from a familiar story.
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.
A poem about a beloved cat that is now suffering from cancer.
A Poem expressing the relationship between the lover and the Beloved as well as bringing out the devotional aspect of the seeker aspiring for God.
On March 23,1963, My little brother came into the world and we instantly became best friends. In 2006, I said Good-bye to my little brother who lost his life to cancer. He left behind a legacy of love, fatherhood, devotion, and friendship. Today, I celebrate not his death, but his life through...
On Earth, water is everywhere we go.
A poem expressing the virtues of children ... the immeasurable magic of creation.