Young Writers | Ballad Poem � Definition and Examples

Young Writers | Ballad Poem � Definition and Examples

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I speak of love that comes to mind: The moon is faithful, although blind; She moves in thought she cannot speak. Perfect care has made her bleak. I never dreamed the sea so deep, The earth so dark; so long my sleep, I have become another child. I wake to see the world go wild. - "An Eastern Ballad" by Allen Ginsberg - Google Search

I speak of love that comes to mind: The moon is faithful, although blind; She moves in thought she cannot speak. Perfect care has made her bleak. I never dreamed the sea so deep, The earth so dark; so long my sleep, I have become another child. I wake to see the world go wild. - "An Eastern Ballad" by Allen Ginsberg - Google Search

When I was young, I thought Shel Silverstein was the bomb. Now, I think he is brilliant!

When I was young, I thought Shel Silverstein was the bomb. Now, I think he is brilliant!

Clancy of the Overflow by A. B. 'Banjo' Paterson. Good resource for students to understand, interpret and experiment with sound devices and imagery, including simile, metaphor and personification.

Clancy of the Overflow by A. B. 'Banjo' Paterson. Good resource for students to understand, interpret and experiment with sound devices and imagery, including simile, metaphor and personification.

Green, how I want you green.Green wind. Green branches.The ship out on the seaand the horse on the mountain.With the shade around her waistshe dreams on her balcony,green flesh, her hair green,with eyes of cold silver.  First published in 1928 by the influential Spanish writer and poet Federico García Lorca (1898-1936), ‘Romance Sonámbulo’ (‘Sleepwalking Ballad’) is a dreamy poem of longing written in the politically and artistically explosive climate of pre-Franco Spain. Channelling the…

Green, how I want you green.Green wind. Green branches.The ship out on the seaand the horse on the mountain.With the shade around her waistshe dreams on her balcony,green flesh, her hair green,with eyes of cold silver. First published in 1928 by the influential Spanish writer and poet Federico García Lorca (1898-1936), ‘Romance Sonámbulo’ (‘Sleepwalking Ballad’) is a dreamy poem of longing written in the politically and artistically explosive climate of pre-Franco Spain. Channelling the…

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