ballad

Poetic Favourites #2

Ballad poetry has long been a favourite of mine.  I am especially drawn to poems of the chivalrous nature or era dealing with knights, castles, damsels, curses, dragons, and the fae.  This is not so surprising when you learn of… Read More ›

Poetic Favourites #1

  La Belle Dame Sans Merci   Ballad by John Keats I. O WHAT can ail thee, knight-at-arms,   Alone and palely loitering? The sedge has wither’d from the lake,   And no birds sing. II. O what can ail thee, knight-at-arms!… Read More ›