• Poetry is a form of expression portrayed through art. This is proven by many, many, many different poems. Every poem you read is art. The beautiful piece of art I’ve chosen is “The Tyger” by William Blake. One b

  • Poetry is a form of expression portrayed through art. This is proven many, many, many different poems. Every poem you read is art. The beautiful piece of art I’ve chosen is “The Tyger” by William Blake. One big q

  • Two questions that this poem raises for me are:

    Do I look at myself as bright as this Tyger?Does this Tyger have any flaws?

    The question I want to go in depth with is: Do I look at myself the same way

  • Joshua's profile was updated 5 months ago

  • Joshua posted an update 5 months ago

    The way that William starts the poem with the last line of the first stanza with, “Could frame thy fearful symmetry? “, leaves us with a sign of confusion since we lack knowledge of what the Tyger is to become. The comment clearly establishes a basic understanding of how Blake leaves us in the beginning of the poem with a sense of suspense but clo…[Read more]

  • The way that Blake starts the poem with the last line of the first stanza with, “Could frame thy fearful symmetry? “, leaves us with a sign of confusion since we lack knowledge of what the Tyger is to become. The

  • Dear Terren, I am astonished by your post, “This My StoRY So fAr” because it describes exactly how you’ve grown into the person you are today. You’ve expressed how basketball is your way out. One line that stood out to me is “Honestly, there’s no point of yelling when you speak to me because I’m either not going to take you seriously or I’m going…[Read more]

  • My name is Joshua. I’m 14 years old. I was born on September 12, 2004. I grew up in East Harlem with my father, mother and 2 brothers. At age 10 I moved to the L.E.S with my mom and brothers and my dad went to

    • My son josh. This is a good story you’ve been through a lot and your story stands out. its similar to others but not the same. Keep your head up.

  • Joshua posted an update 6 months, 1 week ago

    My name is Joshua. Im 14 years old. I was born on September 12, 2004. I grew up in East Harlem with my father , mother and 2 brothers. At age 10 i moved to the L.E.S with my mom and brothers and my dad went to jail. I play basketball and play video games my occasionally. A turning point in my life was in 7th grade when everybody seemed to just…[Read more]

  • Joshua commented on the post, I remember… 6 months, 4 weeks ago

    Dear, zariya i am astonished by your poem, “I remember…” because it describes exactly how you’ve grown into the person you are today. You’ve expressed how your personality and creativity is your way out. One line that stood out to me is “I remember losing myself, now i remember myself” I think this line is interesting because it shows how y…[Read more]

  • Joshua wrote a new post, I Remember 7 months ago

    I remember when saying my name meant something

    When a teacher would say my name and i’d jump with excitement

    I remember when that meant something

    I remember when i meant something

    I remember when w

  • Joshua wrote a new post, Where I'm From 7 months ago

    I am from where sponges define how your hair looks for the day

    I am from where controllers and wires are your source of entertainment

    I am from where one room can look completely clean and smell like

  • Joshua became a registered member 8 months, 2 weeks ago

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