Monday, January 20, 2014

New Poem: "Estranged"

"Estranged" explores the themes of Walt Whitman's "To a Stranger" in a twenty-first century context.  People claim to understand Whitman, even to identify with him, but he would not identify with the vast majority of us today, our faces ever buried in cellphones, ears and brains buzzing with cyberfeed, and with our virtual friendships on social media.

No comments:

Post a Comment

NO ANONYMOUS OR NEGATIVE COMMENTS, PLEASE. ONLY POSITIVE COMMENTS WITH ATTRIBUTION (YOUR NAME AND EMAIL ADDRESS) WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR PUBLICATION. OUR MODERATORS WILL SCREEN OUT ALL COMMENTS THAT DO NOT MEET THESE CRITERIA. ALL COMMENTS ARE SCREENED.

If you wish to provide suggestions, feedback, or constructive criticism to the Songs of Eretz staff, please send your thoughts to SWGordonMD@gmail.com. You may or may not receive a response, but your thoughts will be read.