Posts tagged ‘ballad’

May 7, 2018

Ballad of a Stray

by Nick Anthony

“Shoo!” they say to me all day,
As I wander, unwanted and alone,
Down lonely streets, looking for meat,
And a dry place to call my home.

Among the two-legs, I scavenge their dregs
My ribs bruised by their kicks,
While snobby Maltese snub my maladies:
Rabid and half consumed by ticks. 

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June 3, 2017

Just One Chance

by Angela Umphers Rueger

Though Bobby Manning little knew
The trouble he’d be in,

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December 19, 2015

~ A Joyful Song

by A. L. O'Prunty

~ A Joyful Song
I woke a Joyful Song resounding

Throughout hill and dale

Sweeping, sweeping, sweeping

Sweeping down the vale
Pristine lay Winters first snow

All was pure and white,

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March 13, 2015

~ Springtimes Secret Song

by A. L. O'Prunty

~ Springtimes Secret Song

In glorious jubilation
Peeps are singing
Their secret song,
The babbling brooks
With water notes
Soft, then strong

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