11 May 2007

Poetry Friday: The Ballad of Magpie Musing

The ballad, I; I shun the world,
Its bustle and its noise,
Its busy hasty rushing crowds
And bright consumer toys.

Indeed, I sometimes like the old
Because it's not the new;
And if you think that's strange or wrong,
I might not much like you.
What Poetry Form Are You?

Thanks to Niobe, who's an unpronounceable Welsh poem form...


niobe said...

Cywydd Llosgyrnog is not unpronounceable. It's pronounced ców-id llos-gr-nog.

Okay. It is unpronounceable.

Pinky said...

I loved that. I'm a sonnet, but I could've gone a different way with some of the questions.

S said...

I love that ballad!

I'm a terza hoo-ha (terza rima? terra firma?). I don't even know what it means, the form I am.

That's a little worrying.

Bea said...

I'm a sonnet (I knew I would be), but my alternate was the heroic couplet, which I liked even better (even though it makes me sound like a control freak). There's nothing wrong with being structured, is there? Is there?.