Gwynn uses irony and rhyme to assist in telling the story portrayed in the poem. An example of irony in the poem is "She knelt
New growth is whispering what you might have known, Stemming the nothingness you asked us for: A box of ashes. The pianist is playing Debussy Beside the lobby cappuccino bar— Soft smiles and pastels everywhere.
But why does no one say its name out loud? Bone Scan Shadows surround me, building in the air Like clouds, were I inclined here to compare My kingly state to portents in the sky. I could say the expected: I could lie, Claiming our long-term forecast will be fair. So, family and friends, do not despair.
There is nothing there. Knives will find nothing wrong. Still, I know why Shadows surround me. The night my father died, I moved my chair Close to his bed to touch his meager hair While shadows gathered in his room that I Might gather I was not too young to die. A tunnel beckons where Shadows surround me.
In the dark place where I had come to piss I met my maker, and I heard him say: No man alive deserves a death like this, But you, for whom the serpent did not hiss Except in joy, shall have one. For today, In this dark place where we have come to piss, The son of man you murder with a kiss Exacts the toll you shall be made to pay.
But nothing can dismiss The heat that comes by night, the cold by day, To this dark place where you have come to piss Over the edge of life and that abyss Down which no light extends a blessed ray.
The Great Fear Here where the door stands open, lights are on. Each object occupies a special place. Note the half sheet of foolscap by the phone Where numbers someone labored to erase Have left impressions.
The tv glows, turned down. Dark figures chase One who must learn no mercy can be shown In such an extraordinary case.R.
S. Gwynn R. S. ("Sam") Gwynn is an American poet who was born in Eden, North Carolina, in For five years beginning in he wrote “The Year in Poetry” for the Dictionary of Literary Biography Yearbook, and he later edited two volumes of the DLB on Snow White and the Seven Deadly Sins Good Catholic girl, she didn't mind.
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(And brilliantly so, I might add!). In the poem, "Snow White and the Seven Deadly Sins" (reprinted in Thomas R. Arp, Perrine's Literature: Structure, Sound, and Sense, 7th ed. [Fort Worth: Harcourt, ] ), author R.S. Gwynn presents the reader with an account of a woman's struggle to stay faithful to both her h.
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