Category Archives: Poetry

Funeral Dirge: Form and Function

A dirge is a hymn, lament or poem about the death of someone.  A funeral dirge would be such within an actual funeral.  Etymology of the word starts with Latin verb dirigere (English, ponder-direct, guide) used in Catholic church ‘Office … Continue reading

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Emily Dickinson – Rebel

Much Madness is divinest Sense Much Madness is divinest Sense – To a discerning Eye – Much Sense – the starkest Madness – ’Tis the Majority In this, as all, prevail – Assent – and you are sane – Demur … Continue reading

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