A. And now, unveiled, | the toilet stands displayed,
Each silver vase in mystic order laid.
First, robed in white, | the nymph intent adores,
With head uncovered, | the cosmic powers.
A heavenly image in the glass appears;
To that she bends
Poetry Response 10.23.12
This week, the poem that stood out to my most was Her Kind by Anne Sexton.
The poem is about the different kinds of women and the different personalities that a
single woman can express as a witch. The thre
Poetry Response 10.16.12
Disillusionment of Ten OClock
The poem that stuck out to me most this week was Disillusionment of Ten
OClock by Wallace Stevens because of its strange tone and vague meaning. I could not
really figure out what it wa
Poetry Response 10.02.12
Traveling Through the Dark
The most impactful poem from this weeks group of poems was Traveling
Through the Dark by William Stafford. This poem is about a man who stops to move a
dead deer off a narrow road as to no
Poetry Response 9.25.12
This week I chose to write on E.E. Cummings poem Buffalo Bills. I really
enjoyed this poem because of the unique formatting choices that Cummings makes
through out the poem. He does not keep the entire
Poetry Response 9.18.12
We Real Cool
This week I thought the most impactful poem was We Real Cool by Gwendolyn
Brooks. This poem stood out to me because of the use of dialect through out the entire
poem. The voice does not change from start
Poetry Response 09.04.12
The Poets View
The video, A Poets View was very interesting as an introductory film into
writing poetry. I thought it was insightful to get the techniques and stories behind five
great American poets. Perhaps the mo
Poetry Response 9.11.12
The Red Wheelbarrow
The poem The Red Wheelbarrow by William Carlos Williams is the poem that
made the most impact on me this week. I love how there are so few words, but there is a
very clear picture created by the f
Poetry Portfolio Fall 2012
No dice here, no need to roll.
In the foothills we start a sweet, easy stroll.
Pick a card, and note the box,
Move forward on the colored blocks.
A gingerbread kid, you take your turn