- What came out of that process?
- What could you make happen by looking at a picture?
- How did you "translate" image into language?
- How did you choose the language that "built" the haiku(s)?
- What makes a haiku different than other forms?
Forward motion poem:
- How did you imitate Plath's style in "Aerial"?
- How did you make forward motion happen? How does she?
- What is the first image in your poem, and the last?
Art of Syntax, pages 127 through 144, starting with "Snake" poem.
Emily Dickinson on poet.org
I heard a Fly buzz (465), Emily Dickinson
I heard a Fly buzz – when I died – The Stillness in the Room Was like the Stillness in the Air – Between the Heaves of Storm – The Eyes around – had wrung them dry – And Breaths were gathering firm For that last Onset – when the King Be witnessed – in the Room – I willed my Keepsakes – Signed away What portions of me be Assignable – and then it was There interposed a Fly – With Blue – uncertain stumbling Buzz – Between the light – and me – And then the Windows failed – and then I could not see to see –