Truth is where we look for it - not where it really is, and the world just agrees to have it that way -- which gets reflected in every falsehood of everything that we sometimes call virtues.
Emily Dickinson is a towering figure in American poetry, beside Whitman and Frost. She dedicated her life to her family and her poetry relatively early in her life; then as her father and mother passed away, she centered her life substantially on poetry and on her chosen household tasks.
Genesis is completed again
An aesthetic, ethereal and metaphysical poem, expressing the beauty of Love and Light
Inauguration Day Sadness is a poem about how she feels when the outgoing president is boycotting the inauguration. Instead of setting a good example, he acts like a bully during a time the American people need unity. We need good moral values to defeat the afflictions of the world today.
Soonest Mended explores alienation, the process of fitting in and adjusting to society. Daily life is one thing but true identity and self awareness are perhaps more vital. Ashbery's poem questions then answers, evaluates how to stay true to oneself. It looks back with wit, allusion and philosophy.
Who comes to this world With you ... for yourself Taking 'Negativity' ...? Someone said "Look At Its Color" Someone said "How Small Is This" Someone said "How Weird Is Its Hair" So someone said "How Fat Is It" So someone said "that's how thin" Everyone went away saying that ..
In Your Mind is a poem that explores memory and imagination through the speaker's daydream. Someone is either bored at their work desk or consciously escaping their current situation by imagining another country. Using the impersonal pronoun 'you' Duffy creates a slightly surreal detached tone.
Living in my mind as I balance on the personality disorder tightrope. I always live on the Borderline.
Some of us are dark skinned, some are very pale, and I have known some who are dark skinned in summer and almost pale in winter. What is inside our skin is what is important. The rest is like the wrappings on gifts. We can disregard the wrappings. In fact, when it comes to people, we should.
She has been told that she needs to guide seriously her first pregnancy because irrespective of whom she marries the evil ones would go all out against her first pregnancy wanting the pregnancy to be terminated
Have you ever had the good fortune to go outside one morning and a frozen fog has coated every branch and twig and then the sun illuminates it all? This is a senryu poem about the thoughts which might occur on just such a morning.
If you happen to be one of those terrified by this pandemic, don't read this, because it's not giving this serious topic a due respect with its silly treatment. You have been warned.
While you were gone