The Ultimate Hole-in-One – A Poem 0

The Ultimate Hole-in-One – A Poem

I’ve heard it asked before “Do you think God plays golf?” And I’ve come to the conclusion That God created golf To show us how life is meant...

A Poem on Evolution 0

A Poem on Evolution

The following poem presents a brief history of life on earth, from microbes through amphibians to man. It also provides a glimpse of what our future could be,...

Poetic Echoes – What They Are and How to Use Them 0

Poetic Echoes – What They Are and How to Use Them

“Hello.” ‘ello “Orange soda, sis boom-ba.” oom-ba Remember how much fun hearing your voice bounce around a big room and then come back to you was when you...

Appreciation of Poetry 0

Appreciation of Poetry

A lot of students are expected to write a literary essay based on appreciation of poetry. To make the task enjoyable we need to define poetry. What is...

Emotion in Poetry: Using Metaphor and Simile 1

Emotion in Poetry: Using Metaphor and Simile

Poetry needs emotion, but we need to create emotion with words, the creation which is called imagination. To enhance the emotion of any writing, we can use poetic...

Poetry – Modernism 0

Poetry – Modernism

Most serious poetry today is still Modernist. Modernism in literature is not easily summarized, but the key elements are experimentation, anti-realism, individualism and a stress on the cerebral...

Poetry – Two Poems By Turgut Uyar – "Mostly, It’s Yours" and "It Hurts" 0

Poetry – Two Poems By Turgut Uyar – "Mostly, It’s Yours" and "It Hurts"

Mostly, It’s Yours by Turgut Uyar Tell me to whom now it belongs this apple that I peel with care You know that all I do with care...

Urdu Poetry 0

Urdu Poetry

You may not know what Urdu poetry is if you are not familiar with Hindu and the traditions that comes with it. There are some questions that you...

Poetry and the Advantages of Blank and Free Verse 0

Poetry and the Advantages of Blank and Free Verse

Poetry is created with a rhythm. Poets exude rhythm. Every bit of punctuation, every rhyme, every selected iamb is a part of the concoction. Poets strive to create...

Free Verse 0

Free Verse

After studying and writing poetry since I was in the third grade, over fifty years now, I have come to the conclusion that the more I learn, the...