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Come Up From the Fields Father

Come Up From the Fields by Walt Whitman

Come up from the fields, father, here’s a letter from our Pete;
And come to the front door, mother-here’s a letter from thy dear… 368 more words


Elizabeth Bishop's Relationship With Nature in Poetry

Elizabeth Bishop’s poetry is full of imagery that can transport the reader to any of the settings she writes about. Her ability to use these settings and the subject of nature in poetry to reflect on other themes such as travel, nurturing, death, and destruction shows her talent as a poet. 92 more words

English III Honors

Snow Days and Poetry

One of the elements that Wallace Stevens tends to incorporate into his poetry is the concept of weather. Since he lived in New England all his life, Stevens showed a lot of interest and perception in wintry days; and soon on one winter, as he sat in tranquil thoughts, Stevens wrote The Snow Man, another addition to his first published book Harmonium. 198 more words

English III Honors

A poet or a traitor?

Countee Cullen is no doubt successful in achieving his goal of “to be read as a poet, not a Negro poet.” He utilizes imagery, understatement, and religious references effectively to achieve such goal. 116 more words

Honors English III

All The Difference

The perplexing thing about Robert Frost as a poet is that he is able to make the reader feel like they are with him, trudging through the snowy forests of New England, even though most of his poems were published while in Europe and he has long since passed. 223 more words


Rhodora by Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Rhododendron are in bloom all over New England now. I don’t know how the Rhododendron in my yard are related to the Rhodora that the great man noticed growing wild. 150 more words


Suzanne Cleary's Beauty Mark wins the Eugene Paul Nassar Poetry Prize.

Beauty Mark (BkMk Press 2013) by Suzanne Cleary is the 2014 winner of the Eugene Paul Nassar Poetry Prize. Cleary is a Professor of English and teaches creative writing at the State University of New York at Rockland. 885 more words

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