Exploring Classical Poetry — 08

The Kyrielle   Like many of the French refrain forms, the kyrielle originated in the 15th century with  the traveling troubadours. It is a rhymed form, written in either 2 line couplets, or 4 line stanzas (also known as quatrains). Each couplet or quatrain contains a repeating line or phrase as a refrain which usually…

The Ultimate Magic Power

We have all experienced a work of art at some point—written, drawn, sculpted, or played—that has touched our hearts, moved our souls and/or healed our troubled minds.