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An ode (of sorts) to the First | Moment's Notice


Last updated 11/12/2020 at 10:51pm

Ode: A lyric poem usually marked by exaltation of feeling and style, varying length of line, and complexity of stanza forms; something that shows respect for or celebrates the worth or influence of another.

There are few works of poetry better than a good ode.

An ode is a lyric poem inspired as a tribute to an adored person or thing. Reading an ode warms our hearts through straightforward appreciation, and we could all benefit from appreciating each other more in this complex world.

No poet mastered the ode like Pablo Neruda (no disrespect to Keats). Who else could conjure the words “me...

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