Category Archives: Jaimie Cirillo

New poems

Hey guys, so this is one of my newest poems for my poetry/creative writing class, it doesn’t really have a title, but it is an imitation poem of Emily Dickinson’s poem, “My Life has stood a Loaded Gun”. Please feel … Continue reading

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Jorie Graham

Hey guys, so I thought that I would talk a little about Jorie Graham’s poetry. I do agree with Proffesor Aldrich, Graham’s poetry is a little impersonal and “standoffish”, however sometimes she does add in a few relatable aspects to her … Continue reading

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Jorie Graham

Hey guys, I was looking through Graham’s poems and I came across one that greatly interested me. This poem seems to be so intricate and extravagant, however she also adds in everyday, ordinary feelings that we can relate to, such … Continue reading

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Villanelle

Hey guys, this week in my poetry/creative writing class we were assigned to write Villanelle’s. This assignment was especially hard because a Villanelle has a very specific format. Villanelle’s are 19 lines and usually have an aba format. There needs … Continue reading

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Jaimie, Aaron, Emma Sonnet Project

Jaimie, Aaron, and Emma Sonnet Project

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Jorie Graham

I recently discovered a poem by Jorie Graham entitled, “Gulls”. Like many of her poems, the structure is unique and varied. Her descriptions and details in this poem are both remarkable and amazing. You can truly picture each image in the … Continue reading

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“Boots”

Hey guys, so I thought that I would continue sharing my poems from my poetry/creative writing class with you. The poem below is entitled, “Boots”. This poem was created in response to a very odd assignment. The prompt said to … Continue reading

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Jorie Graham,

I have been showing a lot of videos about Jorie Graham lately, so I though that I would return to showing more of her poems to you guys. Here is a poem that I found quite interesting. It is entitled … Continue reading

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“Slow Dance”

This week my creative writing/ poetry class was extremely interesting. Rather than reading through poems that our teacher picked, we picked our own poems and presented them to the class. One girl in our class showed us the poem entitled … Continue reading

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Reading by Jorie Graham

I found an interesting reading by Jorie Graham. These readings deal with life and the spiritual expieriences within life, death, humanity,  humor and wonder. These readings interested me because the poems that Graham reads are deep and significant and filled with … Continue reading

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“Beautiful Noise”

I’m going to continue sharing my poems from my poetry/creative writing class so please comment! I hope you enjoy this poem! This poem is entitled “Beautiful Noise”. It is about trying to get work done in the library while being distracted by … Continue reading

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Is English the best language for poetry?

While watching one of Jorie Graham’s videos I came across a segment where she talked about how she believes that English is the best language for poetry. She believes that the romance languages are just as beautiful and poetic as … Continue reading

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“Favorite Flower”

I decided that since I’m taking another poetry class in addition to this seminar, I should share some of the poems that I have written for that class. The poem that I’m going to share is one of the first … Continue reading

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Sylvia Plath- “Mad Girl’s Love Song”

Since we recently talked about Sylvia Plath in class, I was inspired to read more of her poems. I came across her poem entitled, “Mad Girl’s Love Song”, and instead of being touched and moved like many of the other commenters … Continue reading

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