Author Archives: Evan Johnson

Poet’s Job to Interpret the World?

So last night I had to read a small excerpt from a book for my humanities class. The author of the book was Thomas Paine who is most famous for writing Common Sense¬†which helped America to win it’s revolutionary war … Continue reading

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What I Got From Austin

The interview with Austin Smith was quiet the experience. It was really interesting to hear his answers to our questions and see how he thinks and what some of his thoughts were. Before this year I had the notion that … Continue reading

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Interview question

So for an interview, I checked out a book featuring a conversation being exchanged between a famous journalist named Bill Moyers and my hero Joseph Campbell who was an American Mythologist (yes that’s actually a thing). Basically The two have … Continue reading

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Fairy Tale Logic by A. E. Stallings

This is one of the poems that I was looking at when we had to find a piece to bring to the poetry slam. This poem really spoke to me because one I am a huge myth and fairy tale … Continue reading

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Today Tonight Chaos

Goes without saying, this poem is very strange. We have lots of conflicting images with each other, nothing really makes sense, and it appears that nature in this world is all confused and screwed up as even the stars are … Continue reading

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The woman who loves insects

This poem was one of my favorite works that we have read thus far. The reason I loved it was because it was a love poem with an endearing message and unlike just about every other poem we have read … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Spires Easter, celebration of life or death?

This was a very moving piece for me as it has such a huge juxtaposition (I us poetry words!) in it. The huge contrast of the poet talking about how her grandmother is dying combined with the bright imagery and … Continue reading

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Good Men Fallen Before Hero Come by Peter Meinke

So I really liked this poem despite how it is annoyingly missing punctuation and other literary elements that make the text flow. Maybe he took all it out as to allow us to interpret it in our own way? When … Continue reading

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Guardian Angel, what the heck do I put on here?

Hey everyone. This is my first ever post as I forgot to do the last one and I have no idea what I’m supposed to talk about. I was originally going to explain the symbolism the the 13th tarot card … Continue reading

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