A poet of ordinary work, deep meaning, and relatable topics
What makes Bell such an intriguing poet stems from his uncanny ability to capture his readers’ minds through the use of relating to them
A )“Their continuing tributes, make them our greatest saviors”
B)"A Moment of Silence, a Moment of Summons
Is Their Deliverance of Body And Soul
To a Sacred Place That We All Know Deep In the Shrines of Our Soul:
In Our Hearts, In Our Prayers In Our Minds For All Time"
“Marvin Bell moves wittily through many moods."
A)“So, Willow, you come sweep my floor./I have no store,” “I have a song to weep./I have a cry."
VERSUS:B)"Knowing thy heart torment me with disdain,/Have put on black, and loving mourners be,/Looking with pretty ruth upon my pain."
Bell's Contradicting Tactic:
“Where a wet bar of soap can turn your end into headline material.”
EVEN MORE EXAMPLES:
A) “Being red is the color of a white sun where it lingers”
Versus:B) “Friends are like chocolate cake/You can never have too many."