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...
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.
Oh melancholy ... come ruthless and kind sow in the hands of the one who writes you the seed of revenge I do not want to collect personal debts I seek to snatch happiness from inequality suffocate the vexations of the banker's happiness who enjoys the interest to live.
Poetry, Dark, Dramatic
Dark Haunted Poetry: shadows lurk and evil grows stronger and more prominent every day.
One of my darker pieces of writing and social commentary on religion, people's morals, hypocritical attitudes, and murder.
"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.
A love poem with a difference that shows there is always a guardian angel watching over you.
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.