“Introduction to Poetry”

By Billy Collins This poem captures the disappointment of a teacher with his obstinate students.  Truly examining something - especially a work of art - includes looking at it from multiple perspectives and discovering different meanings, but the students continually abuse the work in an attempt to discover one true meaning because they are certain that one …


Morning breaks. Gentle light lifts up her eyes as the night softly bows his head. The world awakes. Clouds swirl with a painter's brush as dawn stretches her hands. New life quakes. Fluttering eyes and racing hearts greet the world as if for the first time.     Artist: Marta de Andrés