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This poem is great. I really loved school when I was a child, but there were times when I was being bullied that I didn't want to go. Also I remember how miserable I felt at school when I really was sick and my mother had to come and fetch me home. This poem, however, has made me laugh, and I particularly like the punch line at the end.
On Children - And a woman who held a babe against her bosom said, Speak to us of Children. - The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting American poets.
In the poem, the speaker's visit to one such school prompts him to reflect on old age, youth, beauty, and change. Although old age brings a decline from the beauty and freshness of youth, the speaker comes to see life as a harmonious whole—meaning that every moment has its own pleasures and rewards. Read the full text of “Among School ...
The poem is a cautionary tale against those who use flattery and charm to disguise their true intentions. The poem was published with the subtitle "A new Version of an old Story" in The New Year’s Gift and Juvenile Souvenir ,  which has a publication year of 1829 on its title page but, as the title would suggest, was released before New ...
Prose poem A prose composition that, while not broken into verse lines, demonstrates other traits such as symbols, metaphors, and other figures of speech common to poetry. See Amy Lowell’s “Bath,” “Metals Metals” by Russell Edson, “Information” by David Ignatow, and Harryette Mullen’s “[Kills bugs dead.]”
Joy Harjo was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and is a member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation. She earned her BA from the University of New Mexico and MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.