One of Robert Frost most famous poems, "The Road Not Taken", is also one of the most misquoted and misinterpreted poems. This literary analysis is meant to help understand the poem a bit better.
During my lifetime, I have experienced many types of traditions and routines for Christmas. This article is about those traditions and routines.
Here are four poems that I wrote shortly after my father passed away. Like most other amateur poets, I used poetry to expel my thoughts and feelings during the grieving process.
A sestina is a poem with 39 lines, which consists of six 6-lines stanzas and a tercet as an envoy. This sestina uses the same six repeated words as Elizabeth Bishop's "Sestina". It is an original.
One type of form poetry is the sestina. In this article, the reader will find out how to write a sestina and an example, which is a first attempt at this wonderfully artful type of poetry.
This new poem is about how family or friends will try to get in the way of another's dream or goal, whether it be love or career. That attempt to control and hold on can damage or break the bond.
This is a new and original poem about how maturity leads to accepting the failure of youthful dreams and accepting one's fate, even to the point of wanting it that way.
Festival concerts can be a great way to see many of your favorite bands on one stage. However, most of these events are held during the hot summer months. Here are tips to help survive such a show.
This is a poem about a cawing crow. The poem uses a Fibonacci sequence format. The number of syllables in each line follows the sequence. The poem is not really supposed to make sense either.
This a poem that uses the metaphor of a storm coming across a lake. The three parts represent three emotions. In the end, the storm of emotions is not a storm to fear.
George Lucas has sold Lucasfilm LTD to The Walt Disney Company. Lucas receives cash and Disney stock, and Disney gets all rights to Star Wars, Indiana Jones, ILM and Skywalker Sound. This article is the reaction...
This a poem that I composed "from the hip". It can be seen how the day's weather can influence a mood. Or how a mood creates the perception of how the day's weather is viewed.
Many people call their lives, or certain situations in their lives, complicated. However, life is what we make it. We can choose to be complicated. Or we can choose to be happy without complications.
Quite simply, this is just a short but dramatic poem dedicated to the heroes of 9/11. They ignored the dangers and ran in to save lives. We should never forget their sacrifices.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge's "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" is a classic epic poem. This hub is a literary analysis of the poem.
Positive results are more about a strong mindset of confidence and determination than abilities. Instead of believing "I can't", one should start chanting "I will". Therein lies success.
People that abuse children are real-life monsters. It is scarier and more painful when it is a family member. But what happens when the monster dies? Should the victim grieve? Or sigh with relief?
How do you get others to do whatever you want? Do you inspire? Do you influence? Or do you act like a spoiled child? This a satirical view of how some do it immaturely.
Everyday, more and more people lower the standards for themselves and others by accepting mediocre work and efforts. Now is the time to start raising the bar back up again. It is the only way for America to return to...
In today's times, respect and common decency seem to be lost courtesies. This op-ed piece looks at the differences between respect and common decency. There are also suggestions on how to find and earn them.
It seems that the communication skills of today's society are becoming worse. Moreover, it also appears that no one cares. It is time to raise the bar and make communication skills important again.
The military and the private sector differ in many ways, but the most prevalent is the levels of discipline within the personnel. Shouldn't civilians be just as disciplined in accomplishing their own missions?
My name is Chuck Dawson, and this is my introduction to HubPages. This writing a brief autobiographical sketch in order for my readers to get to know me. It also entails a recent move and why I started writing and...