On January 20, 2009, at the history-making inauguration of Barack Obama, Yale English professor, Elizabeth Alexander, delivered her piece, "Praise Song for the Day."
Here is something I wrote especially for Halloween. It's a tongue in cheek poem based on a popular fairy tale...only years later.
The speaker in Robert Frost's sonnet, "Putting in the Seed," dramatizes his deep love for the simple act of planting seeds in the earth's rich soil and watching them grow to a plant.
One of my darker pieces of writing and social commentary on religion, people's morals, hypocritical attitudes, and murder.
Following is acrostic name poems for girl’s names starting with B. These acrostic name poems are for Baby Mae, Becca, Bella, Bestie, Beth, Bethany, Betzi, Bianca, Blanca, Bonnie, Boshra, Brandon, Brenda, Briana, Brianna, Brice, Bridgette, Briley,...
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.
Through my years of being a 9-1-1 dispatcher I have come across several beautiful poems. Some funny, some sad, some just out-right crazy. However, they all fit the job. There are good days and there are bad days. I myself have used poetry as a way...
The following poem touches on the life of a celebrity. Today, our society seems fixated on the idea of being famous, and for seeking fame for fame's sake. Many people, especially the young, dream of a life in the public eye, which they see as...
A birthday tribute to Pamela Oglesby and a sweet poem included
Examples of acrostic name poems using girls name and some suggestions on how to write acrostic name poem.