A Marriage Ballad

I have a hard time with “formulaic” poetry.  Not only does it usually sound forced…it sounds antiquated, which isn’t bad, when I’m reading a favorite “old” poem.  For example, I love Poe’s “Annabel Lee”…. but I would sound silly writing that – childish, and overplayed.  But, I’m going to give it a shot, as I…


In honor of National Poetry Month…I’m going to attempt to write a poem in every form…well, at least every form I know of. Form:  abecedarian/acrosticAccording to poets.org, this form is defined as follows – The abecedarian is an ancient poetic form guided by alphabetical order. Generally each line or stanza begins with the first letter…

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