Hi everyone! I’m glad to share with you this topic about poetry and listen to what do you think about this kind of music that you can reach just using words!
Every language have their own sound and I want to know which poet do you think makes english sound better. I’ll start with Sylvia Plath, I adore her! She was an amazing poet who knew how to get a beautiful language just using everyday words that refers to nature and simple things.
Here goes one of my fauvorites!
The figs on the fig tree in the yard are green;
Green, also, the grapes on the green vine
Shading the brickred porch tiles.
The money’s run out.
How nature, sensing this, compounds her bitters.
Ungifted, ungrieved, our leavetaking.
The sun shines on unripe corn.
Cats play in the stalks.
Retrospect shall not often such penury—
Sun’s brass, the moon’s steely patinas,
The leaden slag of the world—
But always expose
The scraggy rock spit shielding the town’s blue bay
Against which the brunt of outer sea
Beats, is brutal endlessly.
Gull—fouled, a stone hut
Bares its low lintel to corroding weathers:
Across the jut of ochreous rock
Goats shamble, morose, rank—haired,
To lick the sea—salt.