Canticle is a hymn or chant, typically with a biblical text, forming a regular part of a church service. This is an ACROSTIC poem. First alphabet of each line joined together from a word. In this case, it is the title of the poem.
“Still I Rise” is a very empowering poem by Maya Angelou. It is a poem against the oppression of the weak. The poem sends a very clear and loud message that no one can really be oppressed.
Langston Hughes in this poem emphasizes the importance of dreams in one’s life. He describes metaphorically two reasons why life is meaningless without dreams. Read the whole poem and its analysis to know more.
I am a warrior who battles afflictionsThat want to torment with feelings of conviction Hauntings in my reflection In it’s finest perception I press on not allowing resurrectionCause no matter what I was made in…
“Abou Ben Adhem” is a short poem that says the best expression of the love of God is the love for fellow human beings. It’s neither the prayers nor the church services that get you in the good books of God.