William Cowper’s “The Negro’s Complaint” features seven octave-stanzas and speaks in first person from the point of view of an African slave questioning the motives of his captors.
On the dangers of disrespect, coming out of its darkness and a trillinea poem.
The epigraph to James Weldon Johnson's poem, "Go Down, Death," identifies the poem as a dramatic "funeral oration."
At age eleven, Paramahansa Yogananda grieved the loss of his mother, but his spiritual nature impelled his search for and ultimate success in realizing his Divine Mother.
Will it be a Merry or Unmerry Christmas this year? Read this poem and decide for yourself.
This poem was written after reading the story in the bible where Jesus walked on the water !
The speaker in “The Human Mind” declaims from a position of one whose wisdom has gained for him the ability to choose pleasant, uplifting thoughts, while leaving the “vile-born, unkind" behind.
Paramahansa Yogananda’s “Pikes Peaks” dramatizes the yogi’s mountain trip by car, while it metaphorically portrays the spiritual journey of the meditating devotee.
This poem offers a complete lesson in the efficacy of proper smiles. Smiles are more than teeth and laughing eyes, but are they really so important?
The scriptural text known as the Bhagavad Gita is the most widely quoted segment of the sacred Sanskrit poem, Mahabharata, the longest epic poem in existence.