Poetry 101: Feet

You may be wondering what feet have to do with poetry. That's fair, it does seem super odd at first. I suppose the word "feet" has a double meaning if we look at it metaphorically (which, of course, we're going to do, because we're poetry lovers). Syllables in poetry stand on feet, in a way. … Continue reading Poetry 101: Feet

Structural Commentary – Ode to the West Wind, Percy Bysshe Shelley

What's this? Another ode? You may be wondering what my fascination with this form is. I acknowledge that by having two of the same form of poetry in a row could give this blog a one-note feel to it, but I can explain! You see, we analyzed John Keats's "Ode to a Nightingale" in class, … Continue reading Structural Commentary – Ode to the West Wind, Percy Bysshe Shelley