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These are the best examples of Ballad Love poems written by international poets. Amanti Songbird She lacked the energy to look forward to her date she might have bragged about how many men wished to marry her and the one she'd marry would be specials... Read More © Allan Terry Categories: music, The lowest shelf behind the Exibit
I’d know Annie anywhere. We talked & we walked back through the years. Laughed so hard, we shed some tears. We can’t go back, but that’s okay. As Annie said, “We’re here today.” Annie Moon Annie Moon To me her name’s The sweetest tune. Annie Moon. Where is Annie? Where am I? We’re in the airport. She might cry. We find it’s so hard To say goodbye.
Classic and contemporary love poems to share. By The Editors. Getty Images. Whether it’s for an anniversary, Valentine’s Day, or just because, here’s a selection of love poems for your special someone. Classic Love.
- “La Belle Dame sans Merci” by John Keats. One of the oldest known English ballad poems, “La Belle Dame sans Merci” means “The Beautiful Lady Without Mercy.
- “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. The longest poem by Coleridge, “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” tells starts with an elderly sailor stopping a man on the way to a wedding.
- “Annabel Lee” by Edgar Allan Poe. In a kingdom by the sea, Edgar Allan Poe weaves the tale of the lovely Annabel Lee. This love song is a tragic one, because Annabel Lee dies, leaving behind her lover to mourn her life.
- “A Red, Red Rose” by Robert Burns. This lyrical ballad compares love to a rose, and Bob Dylan once called it his “single biggest inspiration.” Because it has lines of iambic tetrameter and iambic trimeter woven throughout, it fits the literary ballad tradition, even though it is not a narrative poem.
You, like idolatry clean and holy me, like mud holding heavy footfall, reluctant to let go You, like the optimistic flame of an iron lantern, radiating me, like the pallid moth trapped inside, embracing the flame to get it over with. You, with footsteps fading from my ears as... Read More © Corey Bryan Categories: love, Form: Free verse