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Analysis and comments on The Flower-Fed Buffaloes by Vachel Lindsay

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Comment 18 of 128, added on March 17th, 2011 at 5:53 AM.
flower fed buffaloes

This poem seems very simple but is actually very complicated.If you read it
like once it might seem like you understand it but in reality its complex.

Monica from India
Comment 17 of 128, added on March 3rd, 2011 at 5:39 AM.

this poem iz fucked up it makes no flippin sense the poet iz lame so iz
this poem

aden from Kenya
Comment 16 of 128, added on January 17th, 2011 at 2:56 PM.
what is the poem the about?

The poem laments the destruction of nature for man`s insatiable wants or
It also laments the fact that old America is gone and that it lies low with
the black feet and the pawnees.

Teddy Nabulime from Uganda
Comment 15 of 128, added on January 15th, 2011 at 7:04 AM.

I have just read the poem and i think it is a good boog poem because i
agrree to what the poet is talking about. The poet talks about how
modermnism and civilisation has the destroyed the beauty of nature. I
really like the fact that the poet noticed how beauty and peaceful nature
was before things started changing.

John-Akpan Ronke from Nigeria
Comment 14 of 128, added on September 26th, 2010 at 3:14 PM.

what is the rhyme scheme of this poem??

winnie from Tanzania
Comment 13 of 128, added on September 23rd, 2010 at 11:06 AM.

Why does the poet repeat 'lying low'?
Some body reply quick plz.

Asad from Tanzania
Comment 12 of 128, added on September 20th, 2010 at 8:44 PM.

this poem is great
vachel express how slowly nature dies!
s very nostalgic

daniel dada from Colombia
Comment 11 of 128, added on September 15th, 2010 at 4:25 PM.

what's the mood and tone??

Asad from Tanzania
Comment 10 of 128, added on September 5th, 2010 at 2:17 AM.

This poem has got to be the most simple yet powerful poem ever. I, myself,
grew up in Manchester and moved to pakistan a few weeks back, and I know
exactly what lindsay means, you know, about the swaying grass, the fragrent
flowers, the filtering of the sunlight. I, myself am 14 years old and all
that, but i definataly think this is the most captivating poem i have come
across in a long time.

Leah from Pakistan
Comment 9 of 128, added on August 28th, 2010 at 10:37 PM.

Oh, man - I'm 31 years old, and I remember having to memorize this poem
back in the 8th grade. I have it memorized to this day!

Kelly from United States

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Information about The Flower-Fed Buffaloes

Poet: Vachel Lindsay
Poem: The Flower-Fed Buffaloes
Year: 1924
Added: Feb 1 2004
Viewed: 18873 times
Poem of the Day: May 26 2004

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