This is the fourth article in my series "Poems From the Porch." I asked readers to give me subjects for poems they would like me to write. All poems in this series will be written as I sit on my porch and come from the suggestions I receive.
We've all met someone like this. I just chose to write a poem about him. Do you recognize this character? Nearly everyone knows a version of him - you don't know where you stand with a man like that
Larkin's short poem Wants is a sort of personal manifesto reflecting the poet's shyness and need to escape from the social scene, physical and sexual intimacy and life itself. There is existential angst in the parallelism as the poet explores individual exclusion versus social inclusion.
This poem tells the life story of any oak tree as progress and development encroaches on its environment.
This is yet another hub on the hindi / urdu rhymes or shayari with English translation. This time I have collected some compliment or taarif shayaris and translated them into simple English to be used in appropriate situations or even for compliment...
I wrote this poem after my husband Joseph's passing. I was told it reflects the bargaining stage of grief. Seven years later, I have updated it with my own process through the 7 stages of grieving.
This is the fifth article in my series "Poems From the Porch." I asked readers to give me subjects for poems they would like me to write. All poems in this series will be written as I sit on my porch and I will try to publish poems in the order received, though some may take longer than others
Bharathi was against social starvation, misuse of many oppressed people besides British rule . He survived a lifetime of poverty, he was at all times positive in his thoughts and activity.
An overview and in-depth analysis of Katha Pollitt's "A Chinese Bowl."
This is a collection of poetry covering subjects requested by my peers and fellow writers. Each week I write poems selected from the requests I have received the previous weeks. All poetry is written as I sit relaxing on my back porch.