Category Archives: Historical

For England. For a Son.

Bodhirose has set the challege of a Rondel for d’Verse Poet’s Pub     for England. for a son manipulation reigned an English maiden tamed this history begun sacred laws undone a regal country stained for England. for a son … Continue reading

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A Villanelle for Anne

A Villanelle for Anne They failed to filch her fine and noble mien when Anne Boleyn endured the bloody stand. Poor Queen! So swift the sword on Tower Green. Fifteen thirty three could not foresee this heinous act by Cromwell’s … Continue reading

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Truth

    Reason or rhyme ambiguous Dark fading to light obscure Head definitely off

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A Villanelle For Budapest

During the 1849 Revolution, the Hungarians were overthrown by the Austria/Russia. 13 Generals were subsequently executed. The 13 memorials still stand in Arad today. Legend has it that whilst the executions were taking place, the Austrians were clinking their beer … Continue reading

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