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Analysis and comments on Forgetfulness by Hart Crane

Comment 5 of 5, added on April 21st, 2012 at 5:46 PM.

I love love LOVE your poem and this fantastic idea! In fact, I ran
amtediimely to my bookshelves to do the same thing. It was a lot more
difficult than I thought, and I like your result better, but man so
fun!Thanks so much the creativity boost really saved my writing week!

Jhonny from Palestine
Comment 4 of 5, added on February 19th, 2007 at 5:35 PM.

I have a presentation about Hart Crane but I am not from English speaking
country so it is really hard form me to understand his poems. I would be
happy if anyone tries to help me with analyzing one of his poem. I need it
very quickly. If you are able to help me, please, let me know on my e-mail
address. Thanks

Lenka from Slovakia Republic
Comment 3 of 5, added on January 12th, 2007 at 7:54 AM.

what a stunning little poem. I love Hart Crane but I've never read this
before so I'm glad it was up as poem of the day. He speaks about how white
can stun the sybil out of silence_ that is so what it takes. The white of
the clouds and fresh paper, blank screen. I do wish the poems showed about
the comments so we could be reading them as we make the comments. A most
inspiring poem. Thanks.

Comment 2 of 5, added on March 27th, 2006 at 5:52 PM.

The "white Blsted tree" is a tree that was destroyed or deformed in some
way and a sybil is a woman who is also a psychic. She is mostly in Greek
Mythology. She can tell the future or depict past events.

Jessica from United States
Comment 1 of 5, added on September 26th, 2005 at 5:06 PM.

Line 8: "Forgetfulness is white,-white as a blasted tree"

What does "a blasted tree" mean?

Line 9: "And it may stun the sybil into prophecy"

What is "sybil"?...

Silvia from United States

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Poet: Hart Crane
Poem: Forgetfulness
Added: Feb 20 2003
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Poem of the Day: Jan 12 2007

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