Monthly Archives: June 2012


The tragedy of age plays itself out most acutely in this poem, as a “dowdy matron’ yearns for her past glory. Advertisements

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Practical Criticism of Die Natalis

Momentous themes of rebirth, renewal, rejuvenation, as well as death and loss, are touched on in this poem, as the story of life developed, from frame to frame, and played out in all its vivacity, from cat to bird to … Continue reading

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