This poem cracks me up. I really like the lines about me. ”it’s a trick./ Myths/ are made by men.” The poem makes me think of a couple that has broken up, and they are trying to make it work. Instead this woman gives off the impression that she is lonely. For example the lines, “Take nothing, nothing/ at its face value:” She seems like she can’t take him...
This one to me is definitely about a prostitute. There are so many sexual references and ideas of stripping. The woman is even making references to her customers, the businessmen. However, I don’t know the purpose of this poem, it could possibly be that she is confident in who she is and enjoys tempting people. This woman seems like she gets an odd pleasure out of helping people do what...
Woman in Kitchen
This poem makes me think of a woman who is a servant or maid for a rich family. She dreams of doing what she pleases, but instead is stuck inside the house that she sees everyday. That would be such a drag.
In the Garden
Words in this poem like, “abstract, loom, inkling, innocence, pushing, refresh, and instinct,” all refer to being young in one sense or another. This leads me to believe that this poem is about growing up. As we get older we gain knowledge, not just by getting older but by gaining experiences and prior knowledge to base things off of.
White Hawthorn in the West of Ireland
“I drove west in the season between seasons.” These lines from this poem makes me think of that horrible time between winter and spring. The trees are starting to bloom but the flowers haven’t started blooming yet so we can’t quite call it spring. This time of year my allergies are driving me nuts, my eyes water and nose runs. It’s such a beautiful time of year but...
This poem reminds me of something we learned about in my astronomy class this evening. When looking into the sky at stars you are looking at them in the past. Since the stars are so many light years away it takes years for their light to become visible to the human eye on Earth. With that thought, it would be the same if you were looking at the Earth from the surface of another sun or planet....