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POETRY THE BALLAD

THE QUATRAIN

THE COUPLET

THE SONNET

THE EPITAPH

THE SPIRITUAL

FREE VERSE

POEMS AND VARIATIONS

THE HAIKU

POETRY COLLECTION


POEMS AND REASONS

THE BALLAD


What is a ballad?

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Ballads tell simple stories in verse They were popular in the Middle Ages They usually end with a moral They are often popular songs


The Fields of Athenry

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Ballads like The Fields of Athenry are written nowadays but they speak about events that happened centuries ago.


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Fields of Athenry