A look at the themes and symoblism in "Defining the Grateful Gesture" by Yvonne Sapia
Gwendolyn Brooks' poem, "Gay Chaps at the Bar," is an American sonnet, based on the Petrarchan style octave of two quatrains and a sestet composed of two tercets.
When Miss Emily Greison died we all went to her grave, For the rumors that surrounded her in life only death could make us brave. The day turned black with a thunderous boom as down poured a heavy rain, washing up...
The dramatic monologue is a poetic form that was used by Victorian poets to its fullest, especially by Robert Browning, now considered one of the most talented and prolific dramatic monologists. It worked as a tool to...
Barrett Browning's Sonnet 5 from Sonnets from the Portuguese focuses on the speaker's lack of confidence that her budding relationship will continue to grow.
Oscar Wilde has remained famous more for his plays and for his philosophical novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, than for his poems. He was a proponent of "art for art's sake."
These three short yet unique love poems will let you fall in love more and bring a smile to your face.
Kim Addonizio's poem is sharp and provocative and concentrates on a red dress, a metaphor for independence and feminine expression. In simple, direct language What Do Women Want? conveys a hard truth.
Loving An Addict: My hope is that by sharing my experience through a compilation of poetry, it will help others in similar situations and also give addicts some understanding of what those that care about them go...
The frequency of senseless killings of the innocent seems to be on the rise in our communities. It breaks the heart of a nation to hear about the violent, preventable death of another human being.