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Poet's Quill - revision Wonder of words ignite this quest from time forgot to time unguessed. Charmed be the quill of light, Charmed be the poet's plight. Plots placed in words for all to read of creeds and deeds with bardic seeds. Charmed be the quill of light, Charmed be the poet's plight. From the god within new chants emerge, a cry, a sigh, a soulful purge. Charmed be the poet's plight Charmed be the quill of light. . . . . . ~~Judi Van Gorder Charmed. - original Wonder of words ignite this quest from time forgot to time unknown
Explore the Craft of Writing Poetry Latin Verse A Charm - from Old French charme derived from Latin carmen "song or verse", also called Incantation from Latin - incantare meaning "to chant (a magical spell) upon", is a genre of verse chanted to create a magical outcome. (Isn’t that what all poetry is supposed to do?) It seems to be a hangover from more pagan times, the belief in the magical power of words to invoke a positive outcome, to dispel misfortune, illness or harm. Originally it was designed to be chanted within a ritual as a magical formula and is the opposite of curse. It is disting