Eavan Boland's speaker is attempting to elucidate the history of women's lives, but her revisionist claims only denigrate women, turning them into helpless victims—pitiful caricatures that are belied by actual historical facts. Note: the many Irish women who have lived heroic, dynamic lives.
Writers are always striving to perfect their craft whether they be poets, novelists, technical writers, teachers etc. However, the truth is some of us just can't grasp the basics . This is for you.
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 city in 1822.
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.
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.
Just tell me what's not to love about him? Oh, that's right... You can't!
Poetaster Charles Bernstein calls for poems that are "bad for you." He has therefore written "The Ballad of the Girlie Man," a fine example of poem that is definitely not good for you and is terrible for the world of poetry.
The flippant and flawed piece, "The Hymn of a Fat Woman," puts on display the cluelessness of a speaker who tries to excuse her own corpulence by demeaning slim women saints.
A few nonsense poems that I hope will bring a smile, or tickle your funny bone. WARNING! Contains some adult humor.
A fear of snake remedy put in a creative writing rhyme that is sure to free you of a snake phobia. You may believe this is a bit of literary nonsense or a nonsensical rhyme.