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Poetry Analysis

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Broadcasting the Poem Have you ever felt like you were born to do something? Since I was born I felt like I was born to play baseball, but after that I would love to be a broadcaster. That is why I have chosen to analyze “The Broadcaster’s Poem” by Alden Nowlan. Analyzing a poem is not an easy thing to accomplish for me. As I very rarely analyze anything I read, but you should try everything once. As my eyes read this poem and my mind processes it, I ponder a question. What the heck is Nowlan talking about? Saying things like, “will I take off my glasses and throw them into the water, although I’m half blind without them?” I have not the slightest idea what that means. If you are blind without glasses, then why would you want to take…show more content…
People say that they cannot believe things, because it is hard to imagine that what is happening is actually happening to them. Everyone has a dream, a goal, an aspiration, maybe being a broadcaster was a dream Alden Nowlan. Nowlan writes of a crash he once covered as a reporter, where a train crashed into a car killing three people. As if this is not bad enough to think about, he goes into a more vivid description. “One of
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