poems and themes/main ideas for 1st poetry test

Nothing Gold Can Stay
Life takes a toll on all living things, and with time they lose innocence

The Writer
Finding your own way

The Poet and His Songs
The same miracle that drives nature is the force that inspires creativity

Metaphors
pregnancy-inevitability, fear
Pregnancy creates inevitability and fear in a mother

The Poet and His Song
Simple things can help overcome big problems
No work is too great for a human to overcome
Simple joys can help even in the hardest times

One Wants a Teller in a Time like This
We don’t have to handle life on our own
None of us are immune to having a helping hand
Everyone needs a teller at some time in their life

Caged Bird
Values of freedom
People desire freedom over entrapment/incarceration
It is a human’s desire to be free

Sympathy
Values of freedom
People desire freedom over entrapment/incarceration
It is a human’s desire to be free

Conscientious Objector
Speaker accepts her own death, but she won’t help others’ deaths happen.
Still have a strong spirit despite the reality that you’re going to die

There Will Come Soft Rains
No matter what we do and how destructive it is, nature will be resilient and reclaim how it was.
man needs to remember his humility in the universe
our place on earth may not be as significant as we think it is
REMINDER TO BE HUMBLE