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Lands of Oil

Lands of Oil

Soldiers sent to foreign soil.
Fights for “Freedom” are their toil.
Over there great hatreds boil

© Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen
January 26, 2010

Poetic form:  Englyn
Poetic Form: Englyn Milwr (The Soldier’s Englyn) REFERENCES follow:

Lines: 3; Syllable count per line: 7,7,7; Rhyme pattern: A,A,A

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  1. Date: 1/26/2010 3:37:00 PM
    Wonderful tribute to the troops... great new poetry form too.. luv.. Linda-Marie..

  1. Date: 1/26/2010 12:59:00 PM
    So much truth in this one, Dane Ann! You seem to be mastering every verse form you encounter. And I saw one poem posted earlier today by HG (I think) in a form you came up with yourself. What next, my dear? Love, Carolyn