Poetry, Prose and Parable.

A Poem for Trees Poetry by Estelle D.Ⓒ 2020. Mighty, mighty gum tree, Standing so majestically, For a hundred years or more, Could you but speak and tell, Of all the things you saw, Fire, flood and drought, The season’s endless turnabout. You’re a home for the birds, And the koala too, Shaded rest for …

Poetry, Prose and Parable.

Poetry Paints a Picture. Poetry paints word pictures to the reader through the use of poetic devices. Poetry is different from prose because prose is the natural flow of speech without the metrical structure found in poetry. Novels, short stories, personal and business letters, textbooks and newspaper articles are all examples of prose. Creative writing …

Poetry, Prose and Parable.

Poetry is Music and Song. The word universe comes from one, meaning uni, and verse, meaning song. Here is my poem, One Song, about the universe. One Song. Have you ever stood alone at nightand gazed with wonderat the bight starry lightand moonbeams, in the heavens highreaching all across the sky,And beheld the Universe?Been spellbound …

Poetry, Prose and Parable.

Poetry is Music. Poetry and music have a lot in common. Both use the same techniques, rhythm and metre, or beat, and both are a form of expression which connects with our inner being and elicits an emotional response. Poetry and song lyrics use the same techniques and literary devices; rhyme, simile, metaphor, personification, symbolism …

Poetry, Prose and Parable.

Beauty I guess it is because I am getting older, not only am I getting older but all the people around me are doing the same. I have often thought there is no need to fear advancing years as everyone is getting older at exactly the same rate, one day at a time, although certainly …