Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Review of The Visionary by Emily Bronte

The Visionary by Emily Bronte (b. 1818) was offered by Poets.org's Poem-A-Day on January 2, 2013. It is a dark rhyming poem about a lady who braves the harsh winter elements of an isolated heath in order to keep a tryst with a mysterious man or maybe a monster.  Ms. Bronte was ahead of her time, I think, but I doubt I am the first to say so.  Her poem compares to the best modern speculative poetry that I have read.  Gave me chills...

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