Engraved in my Mind

CREATIVE Write a paragraph of prose in the style of Henry Lawson. The dry air fills my lungs in a weird sort of comforting way, like a congested hug from a friend that you can’t detach from. Slightly uncomfortable, very constricting, but welcome. The wheels that tread the reddened ground raise the individual pieces of … More Engraved in my Mind

Fire and Ice.

Critical: Do you share Robert Frost’s belief that “A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom…it runs a course of lucky events, and ends in a clarification of life.” “The Figure a Poem Makes” (250-251)? If possible try to explain in your own words what you understand by this statement. Can you give an example of a poem … More Fire and Ice.

Eighteen.

  Creative: Charles Harpur’s love sonnets to Rosa are a model for all love sonnets. Using the style and structure of a Harpur sonnet, write a love sonnet to your own beloved! Can you create images as fiery as his!   To the one that makes me laugh, until my laugh sounds acceptably okay the … More Eighteen.