Second Thoughts: The Dissection of a Body of Work

Second Thoughts: The Dissection of a Body of Work

Analyzing poetry is like performing an autopsy. The assiduous dissection of flesh and bone by the pathologist, looking at the body that tells a story of life and death—looking at certain parts that capture a fleeting moment in time that nobody but the person lying 

Second Thoughts: A Dim Light in a Dark Room

Second Thoughts: A Dim Light in a Dark Room

In class, we spoke of the many ways to define poetry. One quote from A.R. Ammons says, “a poem is a walk.” Though it is short, it is heavy with meaning. A poem is a pathway of language forged by words. It looks at poetry 

Second Thoughts: For What It’s Worth

Second Thoughts: For What It’s Worth

Humans primarily interact with the environment in two ways; collection and production. Collection is a noninvasive interaction that sees the natural world as connected to humanity and wishes to cohabit with the surroundings. Production is the thought that nature was created for humans, often based 

Second Thoughts: A Path Once Forged

Second Thoughts: A Path Once Forged

“It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.” — Oscar Wilde.  This quote has floated around my brain since my junior year of highschool. My English teacher had it as an epigraph