Definition: An ode is a piece of poetry or prose that is addressed to someone or something and which speaks with good feeling or respect.
In terms of topics, an ode can be to anyone or anything. For example: “An Ode to My Eraser” or “Ode to McDonalds”, and so on. Read the rest of this entry »
When we use a simile we say one that one thing is like or as something else. We all use similes without realizing it.
Reading, and especially for our purposes reading poetry, is an amazing thing. We bring ourselves — our likes, dislikes, personality and experiences — to every poem we read, and the “us” we take away from the poem is always a little different and changed forever. In a way, when we read, we become the poem, and the poem becomes us. Sometimes we read a poem that really strikes a chord with us; it has a special meaning and touches us in some way.