NRinger_Poetand Critic_07312011

NRinger_Poetand Critic_07312011 - Poet and Critic...

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Poet and Critic Humanities Rasmussen College Sunday, July 31, 2011 Natalie C. Ringer Part One Haiku for a Child
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Poet and Critic Page 2 Delicate small life; playing, laughing, free spirit; filled with mother’s love. Part Two THE ROSE DID CAPER ON HER CHEEK by: Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) The rose did caper on her cheek, Her bodice rose and fell, Her pretty speech, like drunken men, Did stagger pitiful. Her fingers fumbled at her work,-- Her needle would not go; What ailed so smart a little maid It puzzled me to know, Till opposite I spied a cheek That bore another rose; Just opposite, another speech That like the drunkard goes; A vest that, like the bodice, danced To the immortal tune,-- Till those two troubled little clocks Ticked softly into one. Summary In the poem, The Rose Did Caper on Her Cheek by Emily Dickenson the modern, rich, vibrant details of a girl who has had her first glimpse of being in love is unveiled. The rose capering on her cheek was the fact that she was blushing as her
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2012 for the course HUM HUM taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '11 term at Rasmussen College.

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