poetry 2021

dreamy teen girl sitting near wet window

She Dwelt among the Untrodden Ways by William Wordsworth

She dwelt among the untrodden ways Beside the springs of Dove.A maid whom there were none to praise And very few to love:A violet by a mossy stone Half hidden from the eye! Fair as a star,when only on...

black and brown concrete building

London By William Blake (Summary & Analysis)

I wander through each chartered street,Near where the chartered Thames does flow,And mark in every face I meetMarks of weakness, marks of woe. In every cry of every man,(And) In every infant’s c...

Barbie Doll

Barbie Doll By Marge Piercy (Summary, Explanation & Analysis)

This girl child was born as usualand presented dolls that did pee-pee& miniature GE stoves and ironsand wee lipsticks the color of cherry candy.Then in the magic of puberty, a classmate said:You h...

red moon during night time

The Vacuum By Howard Nemerov

The house is so quiet nowThe vacuum cleaner sulks in the corner closet,Its bag limp as a stopped lung, its mouthGrinning into the floor, maybe at mySlovenly life, my dog-dead youth.I’ve lived th...

Ozymandias

Ozymandias by Percy Bysshe Shelley (Critical Analysis)

I met a traveler from an antique landWho said: Two vast and trunkless legs of stoneStand in the desert …. Near them, on the sand,Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown,And wrinkled lip, and s...

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The Negro Speaks of Rivers by Langston Hughes – Analysis

I’ve known rivers:I’ve known rivers ancient as the world and older than theFlow of human blood in human veins.My soul has grown deep like the rivers.I bathed in the Euphrates when dawns were young.I b...

ezra pound poem metro translation summary review analysis

Metro: Paris by Ezra Pound (Analysis)

The inhuman, unhygienic, and mechanical life of modern civilization is the theme of the poem. People become lifeless, thoughtless, and directionless in big cities. A glance at the faces of the people ...

Fog by carl sandburg summary analysis translation explanation

Fog by Carl Sandburg (An Understanding)

Carl Sandburg has described the appearance and disappearance of fog with poetic beauty. In its appearance and disappearance, the law of Nature change and newness has been described. Every object, livi...

Autumn by T.E. Hulme analysis summary explanation review

Autumn by T.E. Hulme (An Analysis)

A picture of a cold autumn night has been painted in the poem. The impressions which the poet got, have been presented. The poem is the clear contrast between city life and village life. There is no r...