Examples of Ballad Poetry?

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Poems are stories that are written in meter or rhyme and expresses emotions. A poem that tells a story similar to a folk tale falls under the category of ballad poetry. It may also have a refrain that is repeated one or more times during the poem. These poems often rhyme, making them popular to use in songs. Examples of ballad poetry are also often love stories, which is another reason they are often used in songs.
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