"Solitude" is Ella Wheeler Wilcox's most widely noted poem; the following often quoted lines are taken from that poem: "Laugh, and the world laughs with you; / Weep, and you weep alone." The poem essentially avers that while a negative attitude repulses others, the positive attracts them.
Who originated the lines, "Home is the sailor from the sea, / The hunter from the hill," and "Home is the sailor, home from the sea, / And the hunter home from the hill?" Same poet or not?
Lyric is a very common kind of subjective poetry. It is the most widely used means of self-expression and catharsis. Man has always loved to give catharsis to his pent-up feelings through the means of lyric.
The importance of the sound of a bell, especially the church bell, is dramatized in Housman's "In summertime on Bredon."
Masters’ character, a dentist named Sersmith, pontificates on the political atmosphere, using rhetorical questions to emphasize his stance.
Adrienne Rich's "Living in Sin" is one of American literature's finest poems in free verse.
Emerson's son, five-year-old Waldo, succumbed to scarlet fever. Emerson thus penned his most famous poem, "Threnody," as a tribute to his son.
Nellie Clark’s report focuses on the traumatic event she experienced at only eight years of age.
Poems about trees, with photographs. Silent guardians, towering giants, of every shape and size. Original poetry, unique trees.
Anne Sexton's poem, "Courage," makes a statement with a claim; it then supplies examples that back up that claim, thus functioning as an expository essay would do.