Author Archives: Carmen Puchulu

Midwestern Death Poems

Since I didn’t get to talk about this last week, I’ll talk about it this week. Theune and Austin collaborated on a collection of haiku, based on a collection of poems called Japanese Death Poems. They are really interesting. I’ll … Continue reading

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Interview Question

So, I just randomly searched for an interview and I found a poet by the name of Juliette Torrez. She had an interview (obviously) I just took a look at some of the questions being asked, trying to find some … Continue reading

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Slam Poetry with Kick the Heart

So, I was originally going to do the two essays (not going to now, but that’s besides the point) and I was looking at some of the poetry on the list for the essay question about redefining poetry. One in … Continue reading

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A Bit More on Descartes

I want to give Decartes a bit more credit than what I tried to attempt in class before I completely blanked out. What Theune said about what Decartes believed in is true: that we are born with all the knowledge … Continue reading

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What Teachers Make

This is one of my favorite poems. Actually, when I first read it, it was in comic form, (here’s the link to the comic, just cause it is awesome: http://zenpencils.tumblr.com/post/56187261324/what-teachers-make-by-taylor-mali). Here’s the link for the poem read out loud: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxsOVK4syxU. What Teachers … Continue reading

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at the cemetery, walnut grove plantation, south carolina, 1989

I came across this poem in Writing Poetry, and I thought I’d share it with all of you. at the cemetery, walnut grove plantation, south carolina, 1989 by Lucille Clifton among the rocks at walnut grove your silence drumming in … Continue reading

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Arda Collins – Spring

I was interested in Arda Collins, and so I went on a search to find other poems by her. I came across this poem: Spring I was making a roast. The smell wafted from the kitchen into the living room, through the … Continue reading

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Izaak Walton

Izaak Walton lived from 1594 – 1683, in England. He is most known for writing The Compleat Angler. That sums him up in general. Knowing that not many people know about him, it is surprising that he is mentioned in … Continue reading

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