famous poetry
| Famous Poetry | Roleplay | Free Video Tutorials | Online Poetry Club | Free Education | Best of Youtube | Ear Training

The First Dream Analysis

Author: Poetry of Billy Collins Type: Poetry Views: 214

Sponsored Links

The Wind is ghosting around the house tonight

and as I lean against the door of sleep

I begin to think about the first person to dream,

how quiet he must have seemed the next morningas the others stood around the fire

draped in the skins of animals

talking to each other only in vowels,

for this was long before the invention of consonants.He might have gone off by himself to sit

on a rock and look into the mist of a lake

as he tried to tell himself what had happened,

how he had gone somewhere without going,how he had put his arms around the neck

of a beast that the others could touch

only after they had killed it with stones,

how he felt its breath on his bare neck.Then again, the first dream could have come

to a woman, though she would behave,

I suppose, much the same way,

moving off by herself to be alone near water,except that the curve of her young shoulders

and the tilt of her downcast head

would make her appear to be terribly alone,

and if you were there to notice this,you might have gone down as the first person

to ever fall in love with the sadness of another.


Learn to Play Songs by Ear: Ear Training

122 Free Video Tutorials

[Video Tutorial] How to build google chrome extensions

Please add me on youtube. I make free educational video tutorials on youtube such as Basic HTML and CSS.

Free Online Education from Top Universities

Yes! It's true. Online College Education is now free!

||| Analysis | Critique | Overview Below |||

There have been no submitted criqiques, be the first to add one below.

Post your Analysis


Free Online Education from Top Universities

Yes! It's true. College Education is now free!

Most common keywords

The First Dream Analysis Billy Collins critical analysis of poem, review school overview. Analysis of the poem. literary terms. Definition terms. Why did he use? short summary describing. The First Dream Analysis Billy Collins Characters archetypes. Sparknotes bookrags the meaning summary overview critique of explanation pinkmonkey. Quick fast explanatory summary. pinkmonkey free cliffnotes cliffnotes ebook pdf doc file essay summary literary terms analysis professional definition summary synopsis sinopsis interpretation critique The First Dream Analysis Billy Collins itunes audio book mp4 mp3 mit ocw Online Education homework forum help

Poetry 12
Poetry 96
Poetry 215
Poetry 16
Poetry 54
Poetry 191
Poetry 166
Poetry 168
Poetry 209
Poetry 95
Poetry 142
Poetry 2
Poetry 165
Poetry 189
Poetry 220
Poetry 64
Poetry 163
Poetry 79
Poetry 144
Poetry 125