Last semester I wrote a poem called Lone Wolf. I tend to be very insecure about my poetry, because I feel as though I am not that strong in that field of writing. However, I got a very good reaction from my professor and classmates about this poem. For the sake of space, this is the poem in prose form.
Lone Wolf: I walked these lonely halls, four years of dark, dismal solitude. There are hundreds of souls searching for belonging, but none noticed that lost soul calling. A town where everyone knows everyone, everyone is family. I am that distant cousin, the one no one wants to discuss. I am an outcast, searching for a place in this jaded world. that crooked piece that does not fit in this puzzle. I am a lone wolf, searching for a pack of my own
Even before reading about Schlesinger’s ideas, I had an idea of what I could do for this broadside project that would fit with my poem. In the fourth section of the reading, the author talks about Juxtaposing poems and pictures. I am thinking about perhaps using the image of a puzzle piece in my broadside, while using this line from my poem: “I am an outcast, searching for a place in this jaded world. that crooked piece that does not fit in this puzzle.” I think it would fit together quite nicely and make a strong connection