Christina Rossetti

Right now I’d like to highlight a favorite poetess of mine, Christina Rossetti. I dug out her verses from among the poetry shelf in my room, and rediscovered how much I enjoy her topics and talent. Many children are introduced to her classic “Who Has Seen the Wind?” poem, although she’s also famous for “In…

I’m Sorry I Could Not Keep Thee Warm

In November, my cat presented a mouse to me. This was not unusual, except this mouse was still alive. This would have been nothing if said mouse had not been a baby unable to survive on its own. Even this would have been uneventful had I not been a completely soft-hearted individual who couldn't bear…

My Emotion has Finally Found the Words (Poem)

Hey, all. The title is based off a Robert Frost quote, something like "Poetry is when an emotion has found a thought, and a thought has found the words." (Or something like that.) This poem is about me turning emotions into rhymes. Enjoy! Despair makes a poet out of me. Tears rinse out my lyrical…

Skhizien – a Poem

My brother wanted me to write something "dark, brooding, and a little creepy," so I dashed off this poem for him. I think he wanted to see if I could write anything legitimately unhappy. After reading this, he told me, "Um, this is a little bit darker than I meant." I disagree. This isn't that…