Fire and Ice: Poetry Analysis

Fire and Ice By: Robert Frost Some say the world will end in fire… Robert Frost This is one of Frost’s most popular poems, published in the 1920’s, with an age-old theme; the end of the world. This poem is interesting in that offers to ways of destruction, fire or ice. The idea that “fire” […]

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Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night: Poetry Analysis

Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night  By: Dylan Thomas As his father lay dying, Thomas writes a poem to suggests that the most appropriate way to leave this Earth is with bold ferocity. Gently awaiting death to triumph is the coward’s way out, according to this poem you should ‘rage’ against the end […]

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Butcher’s Dozen

  Butcher’s Dozen By: Thomas Kinsella “More mangled corpses, bleeding lame, Holding their wounds. They chose their ground, ghost by ghost, without a sound, And one stepped forward, soiled and white…”                ********************************************* Analysis: This poem is told like an event, displaying the happenings of Bloody Sunday in an […]

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Water

Water By: Robert Lowell “We wished our two souls might return like gulls to the rock. In the end, the water was too cold for us.” Analysis: This is a beautiful nostalgic poem encompassing the longing and lost hope that a trip down memory lane can uncover. The use of color imagery creates a vivid […]

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This Is Just To Say

        This Is Just To Say By William Carlos Williams I have eaten the plums that were in the icebox and which you were probably saving for breakfast Forgive me they were delicious so sweet and so cold

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Milk and honey

milk and honey By: rupi kaur Genre: Poetry Reading time: One and a half hours “love is not cruel we are cruel love is not a game we have made a game out of love” Summary: Because I feel that no human can more aptly describe this book than the description on the last page […]

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