My favorite ballad was Christmas in the trenches. The first couple of lines are great. It paints a picture for the rest of the ballad. I also love that it has a rhythm to it, It flows really nicely and without it I don’t think that it would be as good as it is. This ballad had drawn my attention to it by the title and the story that it was telling. I am a person who really likes the war aspect of anything so it really grasped my liking. This ballad tells a little story about Francis Tolliver's adventures in the war. I Throughout the ballad It tells a great story. t goes onto explain about the times that the soldiers had. When people think of war they think of violence and hardships. Well in this ballad it shows that two sides can come together. No matter if you like war or if you don’t I encourage anybody who is reading this to check the ballad out I promise you that you won’t be disappointed. Overall I really liked this ballad.