1 2 
Comment 3 of 23, added on January 4th, 2006 at 9:28 AM.
I think that Crane is talking about his father how he didn't want him to
die but there was nothing that he could do.
Em from United States
Comment 2 of 23, added on November 4th, 2005 at 5:21 PM.
Bowery Poetry Center NYC Sunday 11/6/2005
3:00pm Second Annual Stephen Crane Festival of the Short Poem. $5 Join us
in celebrating what is distinctive about the short poem - its brevitas.
Loosely defined as longer than a haiku and shorter than a sonnet, the best
short poems can -- in performance -- be apprehended as a single thought,
and -- on the page -- communicate their meaning visually as well as
verbally. The way a short poem is lined out on a page, its form, can be
understood simultaneously with its meaning in a single moment or epiphany.
A beautiful, short poem can almost be held in ones hand, inspecting it from
Peggy from United States
Comment 1 of 23, added on November 20th, 2004 at 1:02 AM.
FREAKIN AWESOME POEM!
from United States
This poem has been commented on more than 10 times. Click below to see the other comments.
1 2