The Colonel Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
This prose poem does not use a lot of symbolism, imagery, or wordplay. In fact, it's almost purposely devoid of adjectives and figurative language. It's more like a statement given by a witness. Wh...
Nothing like a trip to a foreign country on a humanitarian mission to put you on alert to languages. There's a lot going on in this poem that makes you pay attention to who's speaking and how, who'...
There is no forgetting those ears. You'll try, but you won't be able to. And that's just what Forché probably wanted. This is gross and barbaric, but if you're reading this poem, you know just how...
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