Examples of Poetry Analysis

Poetry is an extremely subtle form of writing, and reviewing poetry requires a deep understanding of the elements that comprise a poem. Read our poetry analysis samples to gain a better understanding of how to write a poetry analysis of your own.

Haiku Commentary

spring breeze . . . a new nun shivers in the cloister © Marina Balmaceda Paredes We start with a kigo, or seasonal reference. A…

A Poem of Kabir

Kabir, a 15th century saint and poet from India, wrote poems that rallied against organized religion and called for divine experience rather than dogma. His…

A Poet to His Beloved

“A Poet to His Beloved“ by famed Irish Revival poet William Butler Yeats is a succinct dedication to a lover, but with a bittersweet feel. Employing exacting and…

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