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NCLBPH Event – Spirit in Motion

Join the North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped in the Governor Morehead School auditorium on Wednesday August 30, from 1:30 – 3:00 PM for Stories of the Olympics and Paralympics. Paralympian Lex Gillette, and WRAL-TV News Anchor … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month: Ode

Ode The ode is of Greek origins. It is an analysis of whatever the ode is to: a source of inspiration, an event, an object, a person or an idea. Originally, it was accompanied with music which gradually lead to … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month: Villanelle

Similar to the ballad and sonnet, it started off as a poetic form that is sung. The form originates from France; some scholars believe the fixed format was established when Jean Passerat wrote the poem Villanelle (J’ay perdu ma Tourterelle) … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month Ballads

Ballad A ballad is a narrative told in short stanzas. It can often be set to music because of its rhymes. It is of French origins. It is derived from the French word ballares which is derived from the Latin … Continue reading

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