Upon The Hillside

Upon The Hillside

A Poem by Doodley
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Kyrielle.

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When last of breath shall ye exhale,
To leave thee gelid, ghostly pale,
Will Beauty's muse weep down from high,
Upon the hillside where ye lie?

Will starlight mourn in velvet trance,
Ye withered days of lost romance,
And bless her star fall that she cry,
Upon the hillside where ye lie?

Will night air drowse in minstrel song,
Ye memories of days gone, long,
And swathe thee in chorales sigh,
Upon the hillside where ye lie?

It matters naught should she appease,
Ye troubled soul shall rest at ease,
If Love's footfalls forever spry,
Upon the hillside where ye lie.

© 2018 Doodley



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Author's Note

Doodley
A first attempt at a modernised French medieval Kyrielle.

Any comments are greatly appreciated.

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Zoe
I love to hear what people have to say about the passing of souls, and it's consequences; most of those interpretations are pretty disturbing. This poem gives the word 'death' a somewhat soothing connotation, for me at least. And I love that! Another wonder, this one, in your own signature style. Great work!


Posted 10 Months Ago


2 of 2 people found this review constructive.

Doodley

10 Months Ago

Thank you for reading and reviewing, Zoe. Death not need be frightening. As long as we are remembere.. read more
Zoe

10 Months Ago

Agreed. Most welcome.



Reviews

A beautiful poem in form and structure, Doodley. The feel is distinct, antiquated and very soothing, almost as a medieval hymn.

The graveyard is a lonely place though and the dead may eternally hope to live on in the hearts of those they left behind yet the so called loved ones will have moved on. Such is the force of life. Those consigned to the grave are quickly forgotten. Their memories, fleeting ghosts, banished to the remotest realms of the living mind.

A beautiful creation from you!

Love,
DIVYA💕

Posted 1 Month Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Doodley

1 Month Ago

Thank you for reading and reviewing, Divya. I appreciate your words here and your presence, as alway.. read more
DIVYA

1 Month Ago

I’m around always. It’s a pleasure Doodley 😼
Wow....Honestly, mezmorised with every word. Really drew me in.
Absolutely interesting and beautiful, luring. Such depth in each sentence, thank you...

Love the fact that you are trying different styles of writing, however, this one at the most, i feel is currently your best!

Posted 2 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Doodley

2 Months Ago

Thank you for reading and reviewing, JayDee. Just a simple poem, this one. I appreciate the time and.. read more
Archaic language defines this beautiful poem that you have penned so artistically in the French medieval Kyrielle form. You have a gift, Doodley, and we, your readers, are the lucky recipients. Thanks for posting this one. :)

Posted 3 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Doodley

3 Months Ago

Thank you for reading and reviewing, Tamara. I appreciate these very generous words and your time sp.. read more
Tamara Beryl Latham

3 Months Ago

You're welcome, doodley. Great writing.
Oh my! This is my favorite kind of poetry. I love anything medieval. Such a romantic, yet brutal time and you've captured the spirit quite well here. Lovely!

Posted 6 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Doodley

6 Months Ago

Thank you for reading and reviewing, Mari'. I agree. Medieval poetry is very grand. Something modern.. read more
Really beautiful poem. Romantic and touching wishing for the best as the soul transcends. lovely.

Posted 7 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Doodley

7 Months Ago

Thank you for reading and reviewing, LK. I appreciate the time and very kind words.
What a beautifully constructed and balanced poetic form you have graced us with in your Kyrielle, Doodley. Medieval language in eloquent and graceful lines, both exquisite and profound. “And swathe thee in chorales sigh,”- so absolutely breathtaking- one line of many wondrous lines. Your poem questions, muses and sings. Master-Class work my friend.

Posted 7 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Doodley

7 Months Ago

Thank you for reading and reviewing, Annette. I am glad you enjoyed this piece. I appreciate your ti.. read more
Love the scripts...every words are so unique and creative.So much imagination is used.Really love it.

Posted 7 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Doodley

7 Months Ago

Thank you for reading and reviewing, Christina. I appreciate the time and kind words.
christina sherin

7 Months Ago

my pleasure
...will starlight mourn in velvet trance....
What a strong phase. This has a gentle flow with vivid images.

Posted 8 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Doodley

8 Months Ago

Thank you for reading and reviewing, Cherrie. I appreciate the time and comment.
Wow, You did a outstanding job with this poem.
" Will night air drowse in minstrel song,
Ye memories of days gone, long,
And swathe thee in chorales sigh,
Upon the hillside where ye lie?"
I liked the complete poem. The above lines. Solid and very good. Thank you for sharing the outstanding poetry.
Coyote

Posted 9 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Doodley

9 Months Ago

Thank you for reading and reviewing, Coyote. I appreciate your kind words and your enduring acceptan.. read more
Coyote Poetry

9 Months Ago

A amazing poem. A ancient feel to the good words and you are welcome Doodley.
Flows beautifully, nicely rhymed and distinctly medieval in its style and language. I have also learned something new today as I did not know what a Kyrielle and I thank you for that as well as a good read.

Posted 9 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Doodley

9 Months Ago

Thank you for reading and reviewing, Christine. I appreciate these kind words. Welcome to my poetic .. read more
Christine Anne Shaw

9 Months Ago

If it's ok with you I'll send you a friendship request.
Doodley

9 Months Ago

Will be a pleasure.

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