[Event] National Poetry Month 2015

Apparently, April is the month to celebrate poetry.

I vividly remember having to memorize “Jonathan Bing” and “The Owl and the Pussy-Cat” for declamation contests during my preschool days.  I’ve written and read a bit of poetry over the years, but I kinda have a love-hate relationship with it. Sort of. I very much dislike being forced to read and write and analyze poetry for English classes. But, I do have several poems that I really like.

One of my favorites is “Annabel Lee” by Edgar Allan Poe. When I first read it years ago, it somewhat reminded me of a late loved one . . . And it reminds me of that person still every time I read it. It goes like this:

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[Thoughts in Haiku] The Tell-Tale Heart


All posts this week will be related to Halloween (not much, really, since I only post something twice or thrice a week 😀 ). Something creepy, something chilling, or something supernatural, perhaps?

And so it begins…


Summary and Thoughts in Haiku on: The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe

His eye unnerved him
Obsessive thoughts formed in mind
Old man’s life, must take

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