Come live with me and be my Love,
And we will all the pleasures prove
That hills and valleys, dale and field,
And all the craggy mountains yield.
- Christopher Marlowe
Pastoral poetry originated in ancient Greece when the poet Theocritus started writing about rural life and nature in the countryside.A pastoral poem focuses on the fantasy of withdrawing from modern life to live in an idyllic rural setting. No matter the form or structure the poetry takes, it always explores country life.
Only two countries use purple in their national flags. The flag of NICARAGUA features a rainbow in the center that includes a band of purple, while the flag of DOMINICA boasts a picture of a sisserou parrot, a bird with purple feathers. (Source: https://www.prb.org)
Purple combines the calm stability of blue and the fierce energy of red. It has long been associated with wealth and royalty.
It is a poetry form created by Karan Naidu. This form consists of 4 verses of 3 lines each. The syllable count for each stanza is 3, 6, 9. In this style of poem, the beauty of a lover is compared with the nature and described.
Example in the background. Take care of the *theme* and *syllables*.