It was many and many a year ago,
In a kingdom by the sea,
That a maiden there lived whom you may know
By the name of Annabel Lee;
Narrative Poems are a form of poetry that tell stories. Narrative poems often use rhyme, meter, repetition and a captivating and dramatic story to capture the readers interest. These classic Narrative poems include such classics as The Raven By Edgar Allan Poe, Paul Revere's Ride By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Casey At The Bat and the chilling tales of the Alaska gold rush by Robert W. Service.
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"Son," said my mother,
When I was knee-high,
"you've need of clothes to cover you,
and not a rag have I.
The poem is a short, sweet, and precise journey of a great son-mother relationship. It takes one through the sacred and holy shares of time given by a mother in dedication to her child. The...
There are strange things done in the midnight sun
By the men who moil for gold;
The Arctic trails have their secret tales
That would make your blood run cold;
My grandfather, Henry Lorentzen, the pioneer artist of ND, LOVED Robert W. Service and would recite this poem from memory to entertain us grandchildren. He also produced a wonderful painting...
He rode through the woods on a big blue ox,
He had fists as hard as choppin' blocks,
Five hundred pounds and nine feet tall...that's Paul.
This poem is easily identifiable as a classic, and it contains facts and emotions we all share throughout life at some time or other. Great reading and a great share. Well worth real...
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