Many people have grown up reading the books of Theodor Seuss “Ted” Geisel, a.k.a. Dr. Seuss. Fond memories of The Cat in the Hat and Green Eggs and Ham might come to mind. One book that I was particularly fond of was The Butter Battle. Coincidentally, The Butter Battle was required reading in one of my high school classes, because one thing […]
This poem came to me in a dream. I was asleep one moment, and awake the next, this poem fully formed in my mind. I rushed for pen and paper, greatly disturbing the person sleeping next to me at the time, to write it all down.
This poem is one that I wrote to play on the themes within Robert Frost’s famous Nothing Gold Can Stay. I wanted to explore the darker elements of the poem, and I think it is clear from the verse that while writing Gold the imagery of Eve, the apple, and the serpent were also vivid and top of […]