A ballad is a songlike poem that speaks about adventure, romance, or something to do with flaws in the world. The earliest ballad can be found in the thirteenth-century manuscript titled "Judas." However, the theme may actually originate in Scandinavian and Germanic storytelling.

Ballads are songlike poems that

Mistakes: Piyush Dey

It is nothing else,
But mistakes that make us learn
a beautiful ballad of life,
Though this heart laments,
Perhaps for the time being gone,
the pain whirls out soon,
It doesn't stay long.
And then our heart again waits,
For a beautiful spring,
To come out with it's sighs and mummers,
And a more beautiful ballad of life
all over again.