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TALES IN VERSE FROM DISTANT LANDS

Poetry | 20 Chapters

Author: Srividya Balakrishnan

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Travel around the world to Greece, Japan,Italy,Africa,India,Russia,Arabia,and the North Pole through their legends and fables told in simple engaging verse. These poems and the stories told in them will stay with you long after you have finished reading them .Take a hint, read aloud and enjoy!

The Singer and the Dolphin
(Greek Legend)

Can a person save his life through his singing? Find out

In ancient world

Lived Arion

Of the most famous singers

He was one.

In Sicily

In a festival once

As prize golden cups

And jewels he won.

To take all these

To Corinth his home,

He hired a ship

And was homeward bound.

But the sailors were jealous

Of his prizes galore,

So they attacked the singer

To throw him overboard.

Arion requested

For one last song

Which he wanted to sing,

Before he was gone.

The sailors granted

His last wish.

To listen to his song

Was pure bliss.

So enchanted were the sailors

By his song,

They were hardly aware

Of what was going on.

His first few notes,

So melodious were they

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