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WCW: Portrait of a Lady

This poem struck me as particularly ‘real’ in terms of depicting human emotion and train-of-thought. I loved that the subject matter he chose revolved around trying to articulate the sensuous grace of a woman. The third line where we see … Continue reading

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Robert Frost: The Road Not Taken

The sing-song rhythm of this poem was the first thing that struck me about it. I got the impression that the two roads represented two life courses, which is a serious decision with potentially serious consequences. Frost writes about how … Continue reading

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Walt Whitman

Especially in Preface, I was struck by the way Whitman glorified American citizenship as well as what it meant to be a ‘good poet.’ He is very passionate about the nation’s spirit as one that is defined by its ‘live,’ … Continue reading

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