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.
Poetry Month Poem # 8
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...
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.
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.
Selling & Leaving a much-loved house in France; feelings & memories
I have written one ode, three Haiku's and two freestyle poems. I hope to inspire and uplift with these simple variety of peaceful and meditative poems. I trust you will enjoy and find them useful.
On Earth, water is everywhere we go.
This Ode is written from true accounts of my childhood about a three-legged yellow lab who adopted us as his family.