21
Mar

Poems About Loss

Publicado por Scott B. el 21 de March de 2013 a las 10:23 am

Some of us aren’t very good about talking about loss. In many of our modern, sophisticated cultures, we’ve forgotten how to deal with loss — grieving is a underdeveloped concept. We are actually too busy to grieve and deal with loss. Mostly when we talk about ‘loss’ our thoughts go to the death of family […]

16
Mar

Funeral Poems

Publicado por Jeanna el 16 de March de 2009 a las 05:32 pm

The reading of poetry or verse is often a part of a funeral service. For that reason, there are many poems that have become renowned for their use upon this occasion – poems that have the ability to comfort the grieving while honoring the dead. One of the best-known and most popular of funeral poems […]

20
Jan

Short Poems

Publicado por Jeanna el 20 de January de 2009 a las 08:35 pm

What do William Blake, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Emily Dickinson, Sara Teasdale, and Carl Sandburg all have in common? If you guessed that they were all famous poets, then you are half-correct; while they were indeed all poets, they were also poets who often expressed their ideas in short poems – poems that while small in […]