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Arabic Poems

 

The use of poetry in the Arabic language have been in existence for hundreds and hundreds of years. Like most poetry, Arabic poetry generally involves specific meters and rhyme schemes. The meter usually applied in Arabic poetry was first identified during the 8th century by the poet al-Khalil bin Ahmad, and not much has changed regarding meter over the centuries. In ...

Pet Poems

 

Pets are a significant part of most people's lives. Travel to any major city, at least in North America and much of Europe, and you'll find stores dedicated completely to pets. These aren't just little mom and pop places, but full blown retailers -- you can even buy company stock. So, it should be no surprise that pets are a major ...

Cat Poems

 

There is unlikely any domesticated animal that has captured the attention of poets more than the whimsical, predictably unpredictable cat. In fact, cats usually are placed in one of two categories: loved or despised. For the cat-lovers of the world, nothing is more enjoyable than watching a kitten play or sitting with a favorite book and a purring cat in their ...

Poems About Women

 

There are so many poems about women that it is difficult to select which ones to discuss. Yet, one of the first poems that comes to mind is the lengthy and involved Aurora Leigh by Elizabeth Barrett Browning. I think that most people who read it are immediately taken by the heroine's strength and independence. We have stereotypical notions about ...

Epic Poems

 

An epic poem is usually a rather lengthy piece of writing which usually revolves around the topic of some heroic deed or some other event that is of significance to a particular nation or culture. We find the first known example of an epic poem in the form of The Epic of Gilgamesh. In Europe, the epic poem has its ...

Pablo Neruda Poems

 

His birth name was Ricardo Eliecer Neftali Reyes Basoalto, but most people know him as Pablo Neruda. He was a Chilean poet, born in 1904, who also had a penchant for politics. In fact, in 1923, Neruda sold all of his personal belongings in order to pay for the publication of his very first collection, Crepusculario (which means Twilight). This volume was ...

Short Poems About Love

 

When we look at those writers who have penned epic stories, hundreds, maybe even thousands of pages long, we think about what great writers they must be. And in truth, it does take great skill to develop a story to the point that it remains interesting to read after the first hundred or two hundred pages. Although being skilled at writing ...

Fall Poems

 

The four seasons of each year are often the subject of writers and poets. Although not all regions of the world have seasons that are as profoundly obvious as North America and Europe, most people have an understanding of what these seasons are like. And to the poet, each of these four seasons has a symbolic meaning. Whereas spring typically indicates ...

Poems About God

 

This is both an easy topic and a difficult one. It's easy in that we can find thousands of poems about "god"; however, there is great difficulty in agreeing on who or what "god" is, if "god" is. Let's eliminate the last option first -- there are poems about "god" whether we believe in a "god" or not. The poems exist, ...

Urdu Poems

 

Urdu poetry has a long history, with a variety of interesting twists and turns in its development. There are at least six major different forms of Urdu poetry which range from religious to romantic themes. For example, there is the Ghazal, which is typically a short lyric poem often focused on love and romance, although it may have more generalized themes. ...