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An ode is a form of lengthy lyric poem typically of a serious or meditative nature and having an elevated style and formal stanza structure, but there is more to an ode. What is ode in poetry (complete definition)?

Behold Queen of Priestesses I bow my head in the sanctuary Of cool stone Receiving your roses and papyrus to cover My breasts of aching love Thorns and glyphs pierce my skin I thank you for God’s grapes Put...Read More
Categories: africa, history, inspirational, light,
Form: Ode

Ode To My Father
The sperm of my father brought me to this world He brought me up well with his compelling word; “All that glitters is not gold” he advised, When I grew up, my behaviour was spared He was a gentleman,...Read More
Categories: father, father son,
Form: Ode
Drunk with the ecstasy of Divine Love Dears emerge in union to sing praises For victories as burdens lift and fall Lift and fall Drums rolling, trumpets toppling Showing the way All is blue, soft and sapphire Waterfalls flow through our veins Connecting...Read More
Categories: humanity, inspiration, international, joy,
Form: Ode
Premium Member An Ode to Music
Music, Oh mysterious sprite! Lift me to the seamless realms of delight Your ubiquitous presence I feel; In the hum of crickets, in the silence of the stars In the falling cataracts, in the running streams You are there...Read More
Categories: inspiration, joy, music, uplifting,
Form: Ode
Sàkí, s'énu se, Solà s'òró so. Sòra se, sàwon sékè-sàjó! ...Read More
Categories: nonsense, prejudice, relationship, silence,
Form: Ode

Premium Member Ode to the Greatest Two I Ever Knew
The two greatest Jews I ever knew Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, a singing troubador reaching lost souls through his joyous music ...Read More
Categories: appreciation, history, jewish, tribute,
Form: Ode
Paw Prints in the Sand
PAW PRINTS IN THE SAND David Lasaine 2017 When you were alone, I was there. When the sun rose or set, I was there. When you faced death, I was there. When you were sad, I was there. When the...Read More
Categories: animal, appreciation, best friend,
Form: Ode
Premium Member Ode to Scarlet Jewels-
Ode to Scarlet Jewels Ode to Scarlet Jewels I gaze upon your foggy lips, for we are I offer you my love scars I bequeath to you my body yours we melt into one soul. Ode to Scarlet Jewels invade, in an...Read More
Categories: analogy, appreciation, encouraging, how
Form: Ode
An Ode to Life, Part III
And O Life safe art thou, nor yet secure, Those averse to danger can scarce shun it, It better be braved, let streets be unlit, No success walks in on its own for sure....Read More
Categories: journey, life,
Form: Ode
An Ode to Life, Part II
Life shows its frills if ye dwell on fair side, Perceive it with a poet’s perspective— Life’s negatives seen with eyes positive, Let not life’s dangling duals take a free ride. If sin there be, it...Read More
Categories: journey, life,
Form: Ode
An Ode to Life, Part I
To die an old man, tasks left on slow burn, And as fake coins do, get reborn ‘pon earth; Work harder still, more mileage points to earn, Which, heaven calls goodly deeds well their worth,...Read More
Categories: death, life,
Form: Ode
Proper handshake No string wrist Your iconic mustache harboring A giddy smile That stretched from Oregon to Maine Like your Harley once had I should’ve stirred more conversations My youth/shyness stifling The words I wished to speak Tis why I write this As words flow...Read More
Categories: cancer, goodbye, grief, inspiration,
Form: Ode
An Ode To The Black Widow
An ode to the Black Widow, Oh mercy to your soul. Walls heightened from reach, I judge you not for your choice. Your strength is commendable, fear rests upon your enemies. Like thunder you strike, never the same place, twice....Read More
Categories: for her,
Form: Ode
Premium Member Ode to Faith
Without faith is anything true? Does the heart truly feel? Does the mind know what is real? Does the soul express its joy… Through laughter and enthusiasm? Without faith is there any grace? Does the spirt trust hope? Do feelings abide in...Read More
Categories: christian, faith, inspirational, jesus,
Form: Ode
Premium Member Glorious Lover
Glorious lover, heartbeat of my hope Pour out your joy on me, Color me in hues of praise and worship Remind me why I yearn for you The One who brings grace to me Glorious lover, Savior of my soul Rain...Read More
Categories: christian, faith, god, inspirational,
Form: Ode

Specific Types of Ode Poems

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Definition | What is Ode in Poetry?

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