Monthly Archives: June 2014

June 29 Edna St. Vincent Millay: Recuerdo

I just really wanted to post a fun and beautiful poem after a week of posting some dreary and heavy poems. The best part about this poem is how it is a perfect example of how imagery can paint a … Continue reading

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June 29 John Milton: When I Consider How My Light Is Spent

What is a word? A word is a thought, but it isn’t really, it’s a breath of air emitted from a speaker in a certain way to express a thought and understood by the listener, so it is the symbol … Continue reading

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June 27 Donald Justice: On the Death of Friends in Childhood

I thought that I would end my journey through grieving (my grieving period finished) to an end with this poem. It’s a poem about remembering your lost friend. Remembering him or her as she was when you last saw him … Continue reading

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June 22 Philip Larkin: Poetry of Departures

Death, as with Destruction, is really instructive as to what things we actually need in our lives and what we do not. During my time of mourning, at the beginning of June, I figured out what I really wanted in … Continue reading

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June 22 Maya Angelou: A Plagued Journey

I took an extended leave of absence from the page. Life distracts us with an assortment of joys and empty entertainments, but then there’s sorrow. The end of May (my last post was the 18th of May), was the former, … Continue reading

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