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Goth or Dark Poetry This is pretty self explanatory, Goth or Dark Poetry is mood poetry. The frame of this unsettling genre is at the discretion of the poet and can range from ballad to ode to villanelle and all before, after and inbetween. Eerie, spooky, creepy, depressive themes delivered in heavy, dark words have full range. Hopefully chills will creep up the reader's spine upon reading. A classic example is Edgar Allen Poe's Anabelle Lee. (a Pindaric Ode) I was a child and she was a child, In this kingdom by the sea; But we loved with a love that was more than love- I
Explore the Craft of Writing Poetry Late 1800s Poetic Movements Aesthetic Movement is predicated upon the school of thought that art is its own justification and purpose. Edgar Allen Poe, Algernon Swinburne, Oscar Wilde were 19th century proponents. The Cameo by Algernon Swinburne 1837-1909 There was a graven image of Desire Painted with red blood on a ground of gold Passing between the young men and the old, And by him Pain, whose body shone like fire, And Pleasure with gaunt hands that grasped their hire. Of his left wrist, with fingers clen