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Analysis and comments on Flounder by Natasha Trethewey

Comment 4 of 4, added on July 18th, 2014 at 11:38 AM.
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Comment 3 of 4, added on April 11th, 2013 at 5:01 PM.
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this poem is so full of enlightment

anika from United States
Comment 2 of 4, added on June 29th, 2010 at 10:42 AM.

To flounder,
use a pounder
it goes like a rounder
and ends in the founder.

Later it goes to the grinder

Nobody seems to mind
or seems to be kind
but hopefully
somebody will found the flounder.

Emile Moelich from South Africa
Comment 1 of 4, added on June 9th, 2007 at 5:39 AM.

A piece of biography, or polemical fiction, like most of this poet's work
that I've seen (not much, I have to say!). The poet (not the child,
surely!) identifies with a flounder, but surely not with the flounder's
desperation. Emotion invented in tranquility.

John Trethewey from United Kingdom

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Poet: Natasha Trethewey
Poem: Flounder
Added: Jan 10 2006
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