Herstory - Poetry Collection (Atty's Finalist)

Herstory - Poetry Collection (Atty's Finalist)

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Sissa By SissaRomanova Completed


My humble entry for the Atty Awards, in a thematic collection that talks about 10 of my favorite Historical women, in different poetic forms:

Joanna the Mad (Limerick);
Empress Jingu of Japan (Tanka);
Gorgo, Queen of Sparta (Double Acrostic);
Elizabeth I (Tyburn);
Lucrezia Borgia (Villanelle);
Joan of Arc (Petrarchan Sonnet);
Mary Magdalene (Triolet);
Cleopatra (Rondeau);
Anne Boleyn (Tanaga);
All Women in History (Ode).

SissaRomanova SissaRomanova Oct 24, 2012
@HIndia150 Thanks, dear! Indeed, a very tragic end she had too... I suspect you are right about her being locked up, too =]
HIndia150 HIndia150 Oct 24, 2012
Beautiful rendition of the queen of Castile. Her love for her husband is epic and I still believe she was locked up for political reasons.
SissaRomanova SissaRomanova Oct 10, 2012
@sheepdogowner Thanks! =D thought of changing things a bit. Glad you like it! =]
Aspiredtocreate Aspiredtocreate Sep 30, 2012
This is awesome... I'm glad I saw the King's recommendation in the newsfeed
                              Best of luck for the Attys!
SissaRomanova SissaRomanova Sep 30, 2012
@nikayaya Please try! This is my very first limerick =] Glad you like it!
Nika_Yaya Nika_Yaya Sep 30, 2012
I tried limerick, now reading your brilliant rendition, I'm glad I did not follow my attempt :D