Comparing her life to a stairway in an extended metaphor, a mother encourages her son to face life, even though it can be full of difficulties with twists and turns.
This poem was inspired by one stanza of verse I was hired to write for a client. I thought the topic of "love in a street gang" very interesting and decided to write an entire poem around it.
Before Internet, email and even telephones and planes, people from different countries were still falling in love and often having to maintain long distance love affairs separated by miles and seas.
A poem describing the pain of verbal and physical abuse.
Dramatic Monologue is a combination of two words i.e., dramatic and monologue. The word dramatic is an adjective derived from the Greek word dramatikos meaning something which pertains to drama or which is replete with action and is suitable for drama.
Some moments in life take our breath away and linger in our memories forever. These are the moments that shape who we are and how we love.
There is a lot of media coverage and attempts to reduce road fatalities due to drink-driving, texting while driving, and speeding but a real danger is tiredness and falling asleep at the wheel.
Plato and Aristotle critique poetry and the effect it has on poets and their audiences, as well as society and humankind. Both men approach the critique from different perspectives-Plato from an idealistic deductive viewpoint depicted in dialogue format, and Aristotle from a realistic, practical...
I have long admired the dramatic monologue: Robert Browning, Amy Lowell, Edna St. Vincent Millay conveyed so much in a comparatively limited space. The following poems reflect stories of a lifetime.
"One night with the king" was all they had. What would they do with this night? Try to obtain favour for themselves? This poem is a poetic response to the ancient story of Esther, or Hadassah, who saved her people from extinction.