Check out this Old English-style –Sea-Poem by Hilda Doolittle. I wouldn’t mind having some of these monumental phrases on my wall, would you?
We are revising or rewriting “The Sea-bird to the Wave” by Padraic Colum. My greatest struggle was to try to get inside the sea bird’s perspective and use an appropriate vocabulary. I also felt that this poem could use a pulse or rhythm to represent both the seawave and the seabird, what binds them and makes them “brother.” Aside than that, I took quite a few liberties. Can’t wait to see what we get!
Here’s Tuesday, and a fortnight lies before us in which I want to pursue a new kind of poet’s challenge. It is a challenge of revision and close inspection and critique… Read more Poet’s Challenge 9: Fix This Poem (‘The Sea Bird to the Wave’ by Padraic Colum) →