Here is a compilation of three short love poems written by twelve-year-old Emily. The first is a short poem about how Emily loves her teachers. During the school year, her literature class was given a...
What makes spiritual poems different from other spiritual writings? Poetry has a way of pointing more directly at reality, rather than just defining it. It uses words as tools for the transmission of ...
It is easy to express your true feelings and thoughts in free-verse rather than rhyme. You don't need to be a Shelley or Shakespeare to write a great poem. All it takes is sincerity, a little effort a...
Material things never last and yet it seems to be the most important thing in some people's lives...From how somebody looks to what somebody is wearing it's funny how money can rule over somebody's ...
One of these tenets reflected in 'The Tuft of Flowers' is the human loneliness as the cause of individual's inability to understand or just accept others' views and values. The world is so variabl...
In this complex world of technological gadgetry, we run at a pace which would make our ancestors blush at the thought. Faxes are not even fast enough as we have email which is instantaneous. And n...
Sometimes the night time makes music of me,Sometimes it passes me byBending the waves with the winds of the sea,Whispering into the sky.Sometimes I lie awake under the blackBlanket of darkness and ...
I debated myself for long years on the issue of translating poetry. I wasn't sure if one could do that without losing a lot in the process.Despite many superior examples of poetry translated from one ...
There is just something simply elegant about packing a ton of meaning into a fourteen line poem, which we know as the sonnet. I came to write sonnets as a result of having been asked by a student, wh...
Outlook Poems [Old Friends, War and Bars/Part II] 3-17-20075) Gulp down the Beer (Ole Friends)Gulp down the beer ole friends (long gone, some dying) Roar and dance to the songs On the ole jut box- (in...