2nd Draft: My Papa’s Waltz (Unique Loving Bond)
‘My Papa’s Waltz’ is a short yet complicated poem, written by Roethke, which has layers of meaning hidden behind its seemingly simple verses. There is an intriguing ambiguity associated with the poem, which has attracted various interpretations over the years. While a faction argue that the poem is about a drunken dad who abuses his son, others argue that it is a realistic portrayal of a father’s sincere, if a bit rough, love for his son. Through a chaotic experience, the poem elucidates the unique loving bond Continue reading...