Introducing A Curated Collection of My Finest Poems
I’m thrilled to announce the release of “Take My Hand and Lead Me Through the Fire,” a carefully curated collection featuring over 120 of my most exceptional poems. I hope to touch countless hearts with my verse. My poems delve into the depths of human emotions, exploring themes of love, loss, hope, and resilience. “Take […]
Palmer vs Levine: Poetry vs Prose
When you consider it briefly, you realize that prose writers and poetry writers are very much the same.
The Genius of Emily Dickinson and Her Idiosyncrasies
Emily Dickinson’s poetry is full of hyphens and capitalized words. Are these idiosyncrasies in her poetry a sign of her poetic genius?
Bishop VS Creeley – Maximum VS Minimum Detail in Poetry
When it comes to using detail in poetry, you perhaps cannot find more contrasting poets than Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Creeley. Bishop is very precise, and Creeley is fundamentally more vague. Creeley implies far more than he actually writes, whereas Bishop is careful not to leave anything out. Then again, what you leave out in […]
An Analysis of Emily Dickinson’s Poem #632
Emily Dickinson’s Poem #632 seems to revolve around the human mind as its theme. The first stanza is what instantly drew my eyes to this poem. “The Brain – is wider than the Sky…” she writes, “For – put them side by side – the one the other will contain…” These two lines at first […]
Why Poetry Matters: The Aim of Poetry
What exactly is the aim of poetry? Is it to make the reader feel, think, or teach them something? The answer lies somewhere in between.
The Lacquer (Poetry)
“The Lacquer” is a poem by Amelia Phoenix Desertsong.
“Resurgence” was one of the first poems that I wrote in high school that I felt was truly deserving of being published. In fact, it happened to win an award from poetry dot com, for what it’s worth. That’s pretty neat success for a poem written that long ago. It’s slightly tweaked but close enough […]
In Death Do We Part (Poetry)
If they’re to call our love a sin Then how can any one of us win? If our union is doomed to fail Let’s throw love to the wind and sail In death do we part just the same As angry mobs have us now do Life’s oft a bitter lonely game Unless one and […]
What Makes Me Come Alive (Poetry)
“What Makes Me Come Alive?” is a poem about always pursuing what makes you happy and fulfilled, no matter what it takes. What will make me come alive?How will I burn ever bright?With this constant overdriveBathing in Creation’s light From nights of innocent blissBlood, sweat, tears, passionate criesThe throes that follow’d tendernessProducts of love’s sweetest […]