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Author Name: FreeLastTempleKnight 5 Comments
Date Added: February 12, 2007 13:02:46 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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After The Battle -- Dorsimbra
Hold still my wounded heart for love's caress,
The long struggle has ended at long last...
No more vile foes or knaves I need suppress;
The victory is mine, I stand steadfast.
Broken sword
and shattered shield,
I continued on without
The battle won by me your champion
Within your loving embrace, my heart does seeks
Despite treasures offered, I need your love.
No greater joy than to feel your embrace;
Hold still my wounded heart for love's caress.
Author's Notes:
When it comes to trying styles new to me, this style/form was quite difficult for me because I was uncomfortable with writing sonnets.  Try as I may it was the one stumbling block that kept me from writing a Dorsimbra.  Not really sure if this is true to form, but it's my attempt and I hope it's okay.
Dorsimbra - a poetry form of three stanzas of four lines each.
Stanza One: 4 lines of Shakespearean sonnet (iambic pentameter abab rhyme).
Stanza Two: 4 lines of short and snappy free verse.
Stanza Three: 4 lines of iambic pentameter blank verse, last line repeats first line Stanza One.
Thanks to The Bag Lady for posting a wonderful poem in this style/form and inspiring me to try this form myself.
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Comment By: FreeThe Bag Lady on March 23, 2007 02:51:25 PM Report
Hey you......This is AWESOM~!!!! And, a dorsimbra, no less~!!!  Fun stuff, huh?....
I loved the movement of the storyline of your work, and your style was super~!!!!
Good work, LTK....
Hugs, just me, Margaret.....

Comment By: FreeQuiltingLady on February 13, 2007 03:17:38 PM Report
Wonderful Valentine from a Knight in Shining Armor to his Lady Love!


Comment By: FreeGlata on February 13, 2007 02:37:31 AM Report
A beautiful story told in a beautiful style...I love this! Great  always!

Hugs and grins...


Comment By: PremiumVizualEnsemble on February 12, 2007 01:34:16 PM Report
A~W~E~S~O~M~E!!! What more can I say!


Comment By: FreeLady Dragonwyck on February 12, 2007 01:29:38 PM Report
This is GREAT!!!   Lovely write...


Lady D -- loves different styles and the courage to try them and succeed !!!


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