This is a short nonsense poem that I just made up while I was relaxing in my back garden on a day off from work. I do appreciate and enjoy the little things in my little garden.
Atwood's piece features a surrealistic drama that reduces the cowboy to a straw man, as the speaker vents her rage against a fantasy.
Some of our favorite Mother Goose nursery rhymes we learned as children were originally written as secret and subversive messages for their time.
Someone says they see brilliance in your poetry, but it may not really be there. The Emperor had no clothes, though many people claimed he did.
A guide to nonsense poetry - what it is and what it isn't. We'll look at Lear, Carroll, Seuss and other poets who have attempted to write nonsense.
As the capital city of Scotland Edinburgh has enjoyed many royal visits from its reigning monarch in modern times. But probably none so remarkable than that of the state occasion of the arrival of King George IV to the...
The late Amiri Baraka lost his New Jersey poet laureateship after the Anti-Defamation League denounced Baraka's nonsensical and anti-Semitic screed, "Somebody Blew Up America."
Meant to elucidate the history of women's stagnant lives, Boland's poem unintentionally denigrates those lives through historical revisionist inaccuracies.
According to Neruda's speaker in "The Future is Space," space is a many-colored wonder, but clear planets are unreliable. The goal is to fly off to "pure solitude."
Oh kitty kitty, where couldst thou be? I seek and I seek, but I haven’t found thee. I looked up on the rooftop, I looked in a tree I’m beginning to think you’re avoiding me. I know I don’t often change...