Atwood's piece features a surrealistic drama that reduces the cowboy to a straw man, as the speaker vents her rage against a fantasy.
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...
Some of our favorite Mother Goose nursery rhymes we learned as children were originally written as secret and subversive messages for their time.
If you want to win a poetry contest, you can always start your own. It will be hard to chose between the finalists, but it doesn't really matter.
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 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 because someone else says they see something in your poetry, doesn't mean it's really there. The Emperor had no clothes, no matter how many people claimed he did.
This hub features poems from the hub author and several of her first grade friends. It was a classroom assignment that wouldn't stop.
A few nonsense poems that I hope will bring a smile, or tickle your funny bone. WARNING! Contains some adult humor.
Meant to elucidate the history of women's stagnant lives, Boland's poem unintentionally denigrates those lives through historical revisionist inaccuracies.