Sometimes the world is not so bad. When everything seems broken and terrible there is hope. That hope is beautifully displayed in this poem. “Sometimes” by Sheenagh Pugh is a wonderful poem that is one that I love. Apparently the author hates this poem and just scribbled it down and never wanted it to be seen, but now it is her most known piece of poetry. I think that it is such a realistic poem that talk about real problems and real struggles, but the world is not that bad. It is a very inspirational
Sheenagh Pugh is a British poet who published a poem called “Sometimes”; this poem was originally dedicated to a sportsman recovering from a cocaine addiction. Moreover, I chose this poem because it had an interesting backstory; Pugh has stated that she does not like this poem because it is often misinterpreted. The message of this poem was supposed to express hope that the sportsman might get over his addiction, the message that is said is that things do go right sometimes but later in the poem
The poems Cousin Kate and Sweet 18 both has the themes of loss of innocence. As portrayed in the poems 'Cousin Kate' by Christina Rosetti and 'Sweet 18' by Sheenagh Pugh both portray young women who lose their passion and love through naivety and innocence. Both men in the poems are not aware of the consequences and effect of their actions or appearance to the narrators. However, the women are in love with the men or their appearance and are left alone and this shows both poems are about unrequited
What connections have you found between the ways Duffy and Pugh present social attitudes in their poems? Plan Intro: Duffy and Pugh present social attitudes in different ways... Duffy empowers women, Pugh has negative views on aging. Core Poem 1: standing female nude is about a woman who works for a poor wage for something which is out of her comfort zone… hello is about aging and how you get forgotten about. Isolation, powerless. Core Poem 2: Mrs midas is about the consequences of midas's actions
In Carol Ann Duffy’s poem, ‘education for leisure’ and Sheenagh Pugh’s, ‘she was nineteen and she was bored’, both poets look on modern society in a negative way. Both poems look at the themes of suffering and unhappiness when cast out from society.which are two states that are inextricably linkable. Unhappiness can come as a result of suffering, or the need to make others suffer can come from pure unhappiness. Duffy and Pugh both make these distinctions in their work, and are able to engage the
| |Spend about 1 hour on this section. Think carefully about the poems before you write your answer. | |In the first of the following poems, ‘The Railway Modeller’, the narrator (Pugh) describes a man (her husband) and his hobby. In the second, ‘The Railway | |Clerk’, a man expresses his feelings about his life and work.