‘We Real Cool’ Poem by Gwendolyn Brooks – Poem, Meaning, Summary, and Poem Analysis

About Gwendolyn Brooks and the poem ‘We Real Cool’ Gwendolyn Brooks was a Twentieth Century American writer. A recipient of several awards, including the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, her works are well-known for their honest and direct representation of the life of common people in society. ‘We Real Cool’ is one such poem that juxtaposes youthContinue reading “‘We Real Cool’ Poem by Gwendolyn Brooks – Poem, Meaning, Summary, and Poem Analysis”

The Albatross Poem by Kate Bass – Poem, Meaning, Summary and Poem Analysis.

Introduction of the Poet of Poem The Albatross The Albatross is a remarkable piece on loneliness. It was first published in 2003 in the poem “The Pasta Maker.” This poem puts light on the feelings and emotions of a lonely mother who craves the love of her beloved. It talks about the relationships that areContinue reading “The Albatross Poem by Kate Bass – Poem, Meaning, Summary and Poem Analysis.”

Enterprise poem by Nissim Ezekiel-Poem, Meaning, Summary, and Analysis

Nissim Ezekiel- Poet Introduction Nissim Ezekiel was born in a Marathi-speaking Jewish family in Mumbai. He is one of the most popular postcolonial figures in English literature in India. Many critics often regard him as the ‘Father’ of Modern Indian English poetry. He was not only a poet but also an actor, playwright, editor andContinue reading “Enterprise poem by Nissim Ezekiel-Poem, Meaning, Summary, and Analysis”

Trees by Joyce Kimler-Poem, Meaning, Summary and Analysis

Poet introduction-Joyce Kilmer The poem ‘Trees’ was written by Alfred Joyce Kilmer an American writer and poet in February of 1913. It was first published in 1914 in Poetry: A Magazine of Verse and later published in his collection Trees and Other Poems. This poem is one of the most well-known among Kilmer’s poems andContinue reading “Trees by Joyce Kimler-Poem, Meaning, Summary and Analysis”

Barbie Doll by Marge Piercy- Poem, Meaning, Summary, and Analysis.

Poet Marge Piercy- Introduction ‘Barbie Doll’ is a poem by Marge Piercy, an American writer, novelist, and social activist. It was published in 1971 and written at a time when second-wave feminism was taking place. Marge Piercy is known for her works such as “Woman on the Edge of Time”, and “He, She and It”Continue reading “Barbie Doll by Marge Piercy- Poem, Meaning, Summary, and Analysis.”

Obituary by A.K Ramanujan-Poem, Meaning, Summary, and Analysis

A.K Ramanujan- Poet Introduction A.K. Ramanujan whose full name is Attipate Krishnaswami Ramanujan was an Indian poet, scholar, linguist, philologist, folklorist, translator, and playwright. He wrote predominantly in the English and Kannada languages. He is a recipient of the Padma Shri award, the MacArthur Fellowship, and the Sahitya Akademi Award (awarded posthumously for his poetry collection “The Collected Poems”). ‘Obituary’,Continue reading “Obituary by A.K Ramanujan-Poem, Meaning, Summary, and Analysis”

XIV by Dereck Walcott- Poem, Meaning, Summary, and Analysis

About Poet-Derek Walcott XIV (Fourteen) is a poem by Sir Derek Alton Walcott from his poetry collection ‘Midsummer’ written in 1984. In this poem, the poet shares a childhood memory of a summer spent with his twin brother Roderick Walcott and his mother, who loved to tell stories. The poem is from a collection ofContinue reading “XIV by Dereck Walcott- Poem, Meaning, Summary, and Analysis”

Dreams by Langston Hughes- Poem, Meaning, Summary, and Analysis

About James Mercer Langston Hughes James Mercer Langston Hughes, a native of Joplin, Missouri was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist. He is best known as the leader of the ‘Harlem Renaissance’ and was one of the earliest innovators of the literary art form called ‘jazz poetry.’ Hughes was a talented writerContinue reading “Dreams by Langston Hughes- Poem, Meaning, Summary, and Analysis”

‘First They Came….’ Poem by Martin Niemoller – Poem, Meaning, Summary, and Poem Analysis

About Martin Niemoller and the poem ‘ First They Came….’ Martin Niemoller was a German theologist and Lutheran pastor. He was initially an ardent supporter of Adolf Hitler and the Nazis during World War II, but after the Nazis began to exert their influence over Protestant Churches, he became opposed to their ways and wasContinue reading “‘First They Came….’ Poem by Martin Niemoller – Poem, Meaning, Summary, and Poem Analysis”

One Perfect Rose- Dorothy Parker- Poem, Meaning, Summary, and Analysis

Dorothy Parker- American Poet One Perfect Rose is a short poem written by Dorothy Parker, an American poet, writer, critic, and satirist known for her tongue-in-cheek humor. This poem was published in 1926 in her first poetry collection, ‘Enough Rope’. The main themes of the poem are outdated expressions of romantic love and the poet’sContinue reading “One Perfect Rose- Dorothy Parker- Poem, Meaning, Summary, and Analysis”