A fiction poem about life in Victorian times.
A look at 3 different poems, where the the poets have interesting takes on death. I will look at two poems by Anne Sexton and one interesting one by Marie Howe describing death as a sexual creature.
Semper Fidelis, the way I promise to you! Take my hands in the name of love, show me you love me for what and who I am; promise you'll with me until the rest of our lives.
While not in that big of a contrast, but---mocking the real New Age tenets is like mocking Mozart because rap is also called music.
The speaker in Sonnet 13 muses on the idea of composing a verse about her newly found emotion of love, but she hesitates for she fears touching the grief that still molests her.
Mary Oliver's "Reckless Poem" features the theme of self-awareness, dramatizing the act of intuitive knowledge superseding supposedly empirical evidence.
"One night with the king" was all they had. What would they do with this night? Try to obtain favour for themselves? This poem is a poetic response to the ancient story of Esther, or Hadassah, who saved her people from extinction.
The name of the poet is unknown, but it was translated by John L. Foster; this poem offers a glimpse of an ancient culture. Because it is a translation, its accuracy cannot be affirmed.
I often marvel at you folks who are so good at poetry and when I read what others write, I never have been able to see myself ever possibly writing a poem. That said, I woke up this morning early before the alarm went off and while I was laying...