Poetry Speaks to Me

The Peace of Wild Things

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It May Not Always Be So

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Execution

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Mother to Son

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The Red Wheelbarrow

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Another Reason Why I Don't Keep a Gun in the House

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Which poem spoke to you?

Choose one of the poems we read today and write a one paragraph response. In your response, you should answer these two questions:

1. What was it about this poem that you liked?

2. Choose one poetic device (metaphor, imagery, irony, humor) and explain how that device contributed to the poem. Be sure to give specific lines from the poem as an example.