More Obscure Varieties of Poetry- Ghazal

I literally am beginning to believe that my poet is trying to try out every kind of poetry ever (although I wish she would try more with varying rhyme schemes.) Anyway, today I checked out “Ghazal” which happens to be:

is a poetic form consisting of rhyming couplets and a refrain, with each line sharing the same meter. A ghazal may be understood as a poetic expression of both the pain of loss or separation and the beauty of love in spite of that pain.

Don’t you feel educated? Here’s one of her ghazal poems, its not bad:

http://knockingfrominside.blogspot.com/2009/11/blustery.html

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