I just wanted to say
that I apologize for drinking your
delicious glass of milk
behind your back.
I had just pruned the roses
in the hot summer sun
when I began craving a tall
cold glass of milk.
No coaster in sight
as beads of water threatened to
inch closer and closer
to the surface...
The horror in war and young soldiers sacrifice their lives for nothing is the central theme in this poem. The speaker is angrily speaking about how these young soldiers are dying and being slaughtered like animals. Also, he is mad by the...
The start of both poems are the exact opposite of each other they both ask a question but one before and one after the war. At first it was a game but lard it became a tragedy. It seems that Jessie asks questions that are the opposite of Wilfred statements. "the monstrous anger of guns" " the red...
By: Breanna Miller
It's dark and cold and lonely
I can't help to think `'
I could have chosen the right way
`No' I could have choose to say
All my friends followed this path
They said to take the other way was daft
They told me it was neat and cool
But over it I would lose my...
In the poem 'Home Burial', Robert Frost talks about a couple in the verge of breaking up. I believe that the main issue in this poem is the death of a child that has not been addressed by the parents. A staircase, where the action of the poem occurs, symbolizes both the ability of husband and wife...
The poems `Mending Wall' and `New year' written by Robert Frost and Edward Thomas are both similar in the idea that they both revolve around encounters. Both poems have many similarities in their presentation and ideas but are also very contrasting. Both have encounters, presented in...
Couter-Attack is a poem of war, and it is in a soldiers viewpoint. It starts out with his army keeping the enemy away early in the morning. Everyone was unshaven and thirsty and blind from smoke but still everything seemed all right. They had certain guns set up in different places to keep them...
Suburban Sonnet, Gwen Harwood
This piece exposes the mixed blessing of children and the darker side of motherhood.
Techniques and Impact on Reader
"zest and love, drain out with soapy water"
This image has been juxtaposed against "zest and love",...
Both Adrienne Rich and Audre Lorde, in their respective poems entitled Power, convey the idea that ones identity and sense of worth is defined by what they are willing to give up. This message is energized by the emotion the authors evoke through their ability to communicate a sense of experience....
Stevie Smith's "Not Waving but Drowning" and Adrienne Rich's "Aunt Jennifer's Tigers" are similar in that both poems' characters have lived their lives with regret and sorrow. Neither of their lives were lived to the fullest and as death approaches, the question of, "what could have been?"...
Why do I suffer?
Is it for someone?
Is it for something?
Is it for God?
I have freedom
Why do I have boundaries?
Is it to keep me safe?
Is it to keep me under control?
Is it to keep me from doing wrong?
I have freedom
Who is in control?
Is it the people?
Is it the government?
Is it the...
Many poems are written about death. The two poets William Cullen Bryant and
Emily Dickinson were very influential trancendental writers. Bryant writing
Thanatopsis And Emily Dickinson's "Because I Could Not Stop for Death" are
basically more alike then than they are similar for the fact that there...
Armando Palacio Vald's fue un escritor y cr'tico literario espa'ol, perteneciente al Realismo del siglo XIX. Naci' el 4 de octubre de 1853 en Entralgo (Oviedo). Era hijo de un abogado ovetense, Silverio Palacio y Eduarda Vald's, que pertenec'a a una adinerada familia de Avil's, y se educ' en esta...
In T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land there are several allusions. The most profound allusion in the poem is relayed through the character of Tiresias. Tiresias is a blind prophet who shows up in several different literary works. In The Waste Land Tiresias is an allusion to Christ. This allusion is...
Like the fluid of the body that pours when slit
The lil god took that shot again without considering
Set ablaze by the effects of this deed
Desperation intensifies to quench it with a flit
Only the inner home of beats can tell
Without remorse what it feels
Caged up in a maze
Wondering if its safer...