Want to know more about the true meaning of poetry? Find out what the poets say about the definition and purpose of poetry. Quotes, suggestions and ideas on this ancient literary form.
The speaker is musing on love as a universal phenomenon and stressing her appreciation for the patient love of her belovèd.
Exploration of the life of Robert Frost with a poetic foreword. Commentaries on "The Road Not Taken" and "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening."
Adrienne Rich's "Aunt Jennifer's Tigers" demonstrates the failure that results when propaganda masquerades as a poem.
In the 1990s, Professor Kent Johnson published poetry, claiming it was written by a Hiroshima survivor. Then it was discovered that no such poet ever existed.
A humorous look at internet addiction. Can't stop yourself from checking your email, doing a search or writing deep into the night? Internet addicts and computer addicts will recognize themselves in this humorous poem: Go Away! by Stephanie Henkel.
Sylvia Plath's "Two Sisters of Persephone" compares the result of virginity verses fecundity in the human female.
William Shakespeare presents similarities and differences between two of his best known sonnets, Sonnet 18 or Shall I Compare Thee… and Sonnet 130 or My Mistress’ Eyes…
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.
A comprehensive introduction to four major Graveyard Poets, Parnell, Blair, Young and Gray, with excerpts from their famous poems, concluding with a more detailed account of Thomas Gray.