In addition to reading novels, I spend quite a lot of time reading poems both young and old. Here’s me sharing three of my favourite poems!
Mirror- Sylvia Plath
In this poem, the narrator is a mirror, exploring it’s own fears by seeing whatever it is inside of her, through her. Confusing? Yes. Brilliant when you grasp it? Undeniable yes!
Bluebird- Charles Bukowski
Dark, nihilistic, lucid and yet handling every complex human idea- this poem speaks out the bitter truth without sugar coating it. And yet it is more metaphorical than Augustus Waters. A perfect blend for cynical teenagers wanting to read beautiful pieces
London- William Blake
Industrial Revolution period London is highly glorified in the pages of history. It was a supposedly ‘socially forward’ region progressing economically. Here’s Blake taking a stroll through the streets describing industrial London in its truest form.