Originally titled "The Siren's Song"
Analysis of Ingeborg Bachman's post-war poem "Early Noon." Bachmann was an Austrian poet who used her work to criticize the events of the war and the Nazi regime. Themes in this work include the possibility of healing...
The frequency of senseless killings of the innocent seems to be on the rise in our communities. It breaks the heart of a nation to hear about the violent, preventable death of another human being.
Sudden death is tragic to families and loved ones. Words barely describe how the devastation changes lives forever. This poem follows a sister's grief after the death of her brother to gun violence.
The word Elegy has been derived from the Greek word elegeia, which is further derived from the word elegos, meaning a mournful poem. According to Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary, elegy means a poem or a song of...
A satirical writing about flashbacks due to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder resulting from many factors, including Narcissist Abuse Syndrome.
I originally wrote this memorial death poem in August 2009 as part of an art and poetry collection that I was developing. The original poem was inspired by an abstract metal painting that I had named "My Fathers Mask"....
Senseless acts of violence and terrorism are once again reported as breaking news across the world. This coordinated act of violence will no doubt take its place in history as one of the worst ever.
By definition, the elegy is a poem that expresses sorrow and loss. Writers often use the elegy to respond to a loss, turning to pen and paper to capture the hurt and subsequently find release.
A dedication to my mother in the world of the beyond