Proem Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
There's a lot of talk about vegetation in this poem, and they end up being the central metaphor of the work. All the plants are images for poetry, and can all be traced back down to words, then syl...
We can't be too surprised that a poem about poetry mentions writing a couple of times. Writing is the act that brings a poem into being. It's kind of like its mom. In this poem, though, writing is...
What's a good Mexican poem without some biblical imagery? Mexican culture is steeped in Catholic tradition, and, often, so is its poems. This one is no exception. All of the rebellion of poetry is...
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