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A rondeau is a form of French poetry with 15 lines written on two rhymes, but there is more to a rondeau. What is rondeau in poetry (complete definition)?

A call for peace now
This is the news, a dream of peace, an echo from the Middle East, where children cannot understand, the broken bones of broken lands, their only hope, for war to cease. Every imam, rabbi and priest, can hear the loss...Read More
Categories: children, dream, parents, peace,
Form: Rondeau

The Hitchhiker
This highway's mine, goodbye to Jayne, so long, farewell, Virginia Plain, strife was yesterday's heavy load, life is tomorrow's open road, it's time to hitchhike once again. Heading where songs, don't sound the same, and no-one stops to ask your name, they'll...Read More
Categories: america, goodbye, history, new
Form: Rondeau
It was winter
It was winter when i saw you Hauntingly cold on the church pew You spoke of forgiveness and fear To a divine spirit, not here We were quiet that winter blue Seeking answers of what is true In sadness, i...Read More
Categories: angst, bereavement, best friend,
Form: Rondeau
Thanks for listening - Bolton FM
It’s your station, Bolton FM, the place to find out what’s on when, with all the local juice and jive, 24/7, broadcasting live, thanks for listening, tune in again. Find your station, Bolton FM, ask Alexa or phone a friend, we’re here...Read More
Categories: thank you,
Form: Rondeau
Winter Hill Sunday - 5th September 2021
When Sunday came, with strong footwear, warmed by the words of Bolton’s mayor, from Halliwell to Smithills Moor, we followed those who walked before, and fought for access, just and fair. Anticipation everywhere, one thousand hopes that filled the air, in celebration...Read More
Categories: celebration, england, environment, history,
Form: Rondeau

The Starry Night
The starry night the skies bestow upon us earthlings here below gives rise to ever wondrous gaze and sights o’erwhelming to amaze as in the painting by van Gogh, that grand impressionistic show in indigo of cosmic flow, so disregarded in his...Read More
Categories: appreciation, art, imagination, space,
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member A New Year's Cheer
A New Year's Cheer Raise your glass to prosperity, And ring in the New Year with cheer, Whilst singing out the latter year Amid the zeal of revelry. And kiss your darling heartily, Expressing bonhomie sincere. Raise your glass to prosperity, And ring...Read More
Categories: celebration, new year, new
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member Blue Ridge Mountains
In these mountains, where I’m from, peace amazes, With nostalgic beauty, its gentle praises. Silence whispers to souls, believers know love, Breathless inklings linger, a calm from above. Love this...Read More
Categories: appreciation, home, moon, mountains,
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member Christmas Walk
He’ll take a walk on Christmas day pass by the hill where children sleigh; then pause to hear them laugh and cheer. He can still hear them loud and clear; though long since now, they passed away. On frozen lake,...Read More
Categories: christmas, december, memory,
Form: Rondeau
Your eyes do say
Your eyes do say a thousand things Take souls to glide on angel wings Drag me alive in timeless space Like string that broke to end the race Like fight that ends with bell that rings Your eyes do say A...Read More
Categories: analogy, appreciation, love, love
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member Languish
In languish sleep, so went her fate through loveless marriage, mired in hate. Soft-spoken words that now chastise his world, of stranger’s scents and spies; gold, traded for some silverplate. Just once forbidden fruit she ate her endless strangled passions sate she...Read More
Categories: confusion, desire, emotions, marriage,
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member Rondeau No 2
No one will know how brightly she smiled That it charmed her parents and beguiled Those who loved her near home where she thrived How she sang and danced, so full of life How her innocent thoughts touched the...Read More
Categories: girl, in memoriam, sorrow,
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member Rondeau No 1
At Wounded Knee, we haunt the hill Where many moons ago we were killed As herds of buffalo wax and wane And big sky and silence don't profane But bless the land where once we fell. The Men and...Read More
Categories: death, history, native american,
Form: Rondeau
The Letter
(Inspired by the painting The Letter by Edward Antoon Portielje) In candle's gentle, flick'ring light so grand, Where secrets whispered 'cross the paper's strand, Two lovers' hearts in silent, sweet repose, A letter's words, their deepest love compose. The firelight's...Read More
Categories: love,
Form: Rondeau
The evanescent canvas, colors slowly fade but fading in the sun, the moon is not afraid. transient are the footprints etched in sand with time and tide, meets the sea and land. autumn leaves wither in dusklit winter shade in...Read More
Categories: love hurts,
Form: Rondeau

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