How to Tell Who the Speaker Is in a Poem?

Answer The speaker is the voice or "persona" of a poem. One should not assume that the poet is the speaker because the poet may be writing from a perspective entirely different from his or her own, even w... Read More »

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Are there parents out there that adopted but didn't tell the child Why did you choose to tell or not to tell?

I don't see why not. When two people marry, the women sometimes wants to keep her maiden name but also take his name, so she takes both last names and hyphens them. Or I have even seen a single mom... Read More »

No Cup Of Tea, Tonight....a poem--c\c?

Hi there Gene. I had to laugh at the answers looking for a question. How strange it will be when you tell people something they were never heard of. LOL. I just arrived home after a 9-hour trip fro... Read More »

How to Write a Poem?

Writing a poem is all about observing the world within you or around you. A poem can be about anything, from love to the rusty gate at the old farm. As long as you are enjoying it or finding a rele... Read More »

How to Scan a Poem?

If you need to indicate the stressed and unstressed syllables in a poem, you don't need to have a naturally musical ear. By going through a basic process step-by-step, you can probably scan a poem ... Read More »