Original Poem Writing and Reflecting on an Original Poem

Original Poem Writing and Reflecting on an Original Poem

Reflect on an incident that has in some manner changed the way you see or feel. Write a poem of 100 words that reflects how the incident that you chose changed or affected you. Write a shorter poem of 45 words or less that captures the essence of the same incident. • Submit both selections in one Microsoft® Word document. • Grammar and punctuation variations are acceptable if they serve the needs of the piece. • Be sure to double space each of the poems. Imagine for this assignment that you are a literary critic and will be published in a leading literary magazine. Reflect on Pamela Painter “The New Year” Write a 350 word essay that reflects on what you liked about the poem or what drew you to it. Consider the following areas in your response: • Identify common elements, structures, forms, and terminology of the poem. • Describe the use of imagery, symbolism, and figurative language in the writer used. • Consider also the central idea and the emotional impact.