Spiritual Poetry posted November 10, 2019


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A modified Lauranelle to celebrate my guiding Angels

Ode to Angels

by JLR

Pleasing Angels, you inspire me to write
Make my words honored be, and well-received,
Loving, longing, seeing your smile bright.
 

Prevailing on my mind, not  to deceive.

dreaming about the days' wanting retreat.
Let me compare you to which I do cleave.
 
More precious, beatific, life's great treat.
Sheer fogs hide the oceans of November,

and autumntime holds to sunrays last heat.
 
Adoring you, I watch the last ember.
I love how your wings fold, flowing, glowing.
Thinking of your light, wanting to pamper.
 
Now, I must away with a heart knowing
Remember my words whilst we're apart!

Angelic, sign might you well be glowing.
 
Wander, stumbling, tumbling, cascade, I start!
but be it my faith in God, it is so!
I tremble, the loss, for I now take heart.
 
Thus, not allowing others ever know,
never telling of the Angelic show!
Pleasing Angels, you inspire me to write
Loving, longing, seeing your smile bright.



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#2459
2019


This my offering as a modified Lauranelle a hybrid (variation) of both the Villanelle and the Terzanelle forms. It is a stanzaic poem of 22 lines, consisting of 6 tercets and 1 quatrain
ending with a REFRAIN made up of LINES 1 and 3.
METER: Lines MUST be in iambic pentameter. (see note after example poem).
RHYME SCHEME:
A1bA2 bcb cdc ded efe fbf ggA1A2, (stanzas)
(A1bA2bcbcdcdedefefbfggA1A2) (no spacing)
Poems can either be formatted in stanzas or as a whole piece without line-spacing

NOTE: "shawm" a medieval and Renaissance wind instrument, forerunner of the oboe, with a double reed enclosed in a wooden mouthpiece, and having a penetrating tone.

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