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Ring Joyful An angel called to Mary one day. "You will have a baby," she heard him say, Now not yet married was Mary - however The obedient girl just said, "Whatever." The Christmas Story by William Holmes A time, 2000 years ago a young girl, Mary, thought to be 15 or so, would skip and jump and danced to the joyful rhythm of the tinkling bells on her skirt. Making music with gentle sway meandering about her room and into her parent's walled yard to stargaze at night. Then she'd pray. An angel called to Ma
Treasured Island "For as this appalling ocean surrounds the verdant land, so in the soul of man there lies one insular Tahiti, full of peace and joy, but encompassed by all of the horrors of the half-lived life." ----- Herman Melville from: Moby Dick The rocky cliffs rise above the sea, like a great wall holding back the watery main. Nations vie to control small bits of earth still, the appalling ocean surrounds the verdant land, and erodes the soil 'til nothing's left but reef, like one who is stripped of all the frivolous trappings foolishly acquir
Tinker posted a topic in Spanish VerseExplore the Craft of Writing Poetry Spanish Verse Glosa or Glose, (to gloss or comment on) also called Retruécano (play on words) is a commentary or expansion on words usually written by another. This poetic tool or technique is used by many forms including free verse. However there are two specific forms , a formal fixed verse form and a stylized strophic verse that are referred to as "Glosa". A thematic statement known as la cabeza, (the head), mote (motto) or text, usually begins the poem and the poet then expands upon each line of that statement in the body of the poem. The mote is