[Bards] Poetic Exercise #3

Meggan Cividanes harperaria at yahoo.com
Wed Sep 17 04:44:48 PDT 2003

His hat of green and wrinkled motley sash,
in court his wit though quick he seems a pest,
Without affection my heart turns to ash,
but nobles claim the time of my sweet Jest. 

(you *did* say FUN ;) ) 

> For bardic exercise #3, write four lines of iambic pentameter.  The
> subject should be an "unattainable", such as your Queen, a knight, or
> a
> church figure.  It should be expressed in terms of courtly love. 
> Talk
> of their beauty, their grace, their wondrous physical attributes...
> whatever.  It doesn't have to outright declare your undying love, but
> it
> should at least hint at the potential inclination.  Your current
> significant other is not allowed.
> Remember that this is for fun, and that we play at the Middle Ages
> here.  Don't take any of the answers posted here as serious love
> letters.
> Ulf Gunnarsson
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