I Stop Writing the Poem Essay | I Stop Writing the Poem

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I Stop Writing the Poem

Summary: "I Stop Writing the Poem" by Tess Gallagher, portrays the traditional role of the woman who gives up her interests to assume a role model as a wife and as a mother.
The woman is seen taking on her chores where she regretfully leaves her poem behind and dutifully folds her husband's giant shirt bringing the arms together. One can visualize a big man in love embracing his wife. Obviously she is affected by the strong arms that she's folding because she says that nothing can stop their tenderness.

Her motherly instincts are apparent. She sees her daughter, her small girl, watching her. The mother is teaching her child what is right. She's showing the child what all women should know and she believes it's the proper way of living.

It is questionable whether the mother's philosophy is correct. One wonders if she is truly happy by giving up all of her personal interests, including writing her poem to do her chores. Personally, I think it's important to balance your life with enjoyable activities.

Furthermore, in today's...

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