Thursday, April 12, 2007

Poem 8

I had to type this one in Word because Blogger doesn't do spaces correctly (grrrr....) so it will look a little different.

Swan and Shadow

~By John Hollander
Click to see it full sized.

There are quite a few "picture poems" out there, but this is the only one I have come across with any real poetic value, let alone meaning tied to form. I read it for the first time in my English class this semester and thought it was really wonderful.

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