Category Archives: Natalie Sagara
Here’s a link to the poem “Romanticism” by my favorite poet: http://www.poetryfoundation.org/archive/poem.html?id=175835 I love when poets discuss other poets; you can discover a lot more than you expected to learn that way. Baker refers to Emerson in “Romanticism” and although … Continue reading
I can’t remember if we discussed this story in class or not, but I thought you all might enjoy the story on NPR: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=131192480 Listen all the way to the end, Collins comments on exactly how profound it is for … Continue reading
Behold! Below is the final rendition of Jake, Brian, and Natalie’s sonnet project. Prepare to have your mind blown. sonnet.final
Here is an interview the Poetry Foundation conducted with my favorite poet David Baker: http://www.poetryfoundation.org/journal/article.html?id=239074 I thought you all might appreciate what he has to say about rhyme. Enjoy!
Over fall pause, I checked out Billy Collins’ 2008 collection of poems called “Ballistics”. One poem that I thought might be of particular interest to our class is called “Poems of Others”. Unfortunately I cannot find a link to the … Continue reading
I decided that for my blog post this week, I wanted to look at an article about poetry today rather than just analyzing some old poem. Keeping in mind how much we like to listen to poetry, I turned to … Continue reading
I always think it’s interesting to hear poets and authors speak about their own work. I found this article that David Baker wrote about the inspiration for his poem “Never-Ending Birds” which I thought would be nice to share with … Continue reading
When I was looking at poems to consider for my third essay, I noticed that Allen Ginsberg’s “A Supermarket in California” was printed on the same page in our Norton Introduction to Poetry. Here is a link to the full … Continue reading
Since today is the first day of October, I thought it would be nice to share my favorite poem “Neighbors in October” from David Baker http://www.poetryfoundation.org/archive/poem.html?id=171089 Enjoy!
As I mentioned in class earlier, I was a little intimidated by the length of “Howl”, so decided to read along with a recording online. I was lucky enough to come across a recording of Allen Ginsberg reading it himself. … Continue reading
To celebrate the recent autumnal equinox, I thought I would share this poem with you all: Autumn Song by Dante Gabriel Rossetti http://www.poetryfoundation.org/archive/poem.html?id=174271 This poem, while depressing on the surface, is actually calming to me. The repetition of “the fall … Continue reading
I would like to thank Brian for the inspiration to search for my poet on YouTube. Here’s what I found: David Baker at Denison In this video he both reads and discusses poetry. One particular thing he said stood out … Continue reading
I have been getting a little tired of carrying around our book “Having None of It” and not actually reading/discussing it in class. So I decided to read a little bit on my own time and came across a poem … Continue reading
We have briefly touched on the importance of the actual recitation of poetry, and I thought this would be beneficial: http://poemsoutloud.net/audio/archive/david_baker_reads_too_many/ David Baker is my poet for the favorite poet project. I paid special attention to the breaks in the … Continue reading