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Learning how to write a ballad is a great way to tell a story in verse or song. Once you understand the basic steps for composing this type of poem, you can create a ballad of any length.
The Spanish poet Luis de Góngora y Argote (1561-1627) caused a furor with his use of complex metaphor, Latinized vocabulary, unconventional syntax, and metaphysical subtleties. His baroque style became known as Gongorism.