Symbols In Robert Frost's 'Dance With Me Essay'

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DANCE WITH ME: A COLLECTION OF DRAMATIC POETRY

TABLE OF CONTENTS:
The Prologue
CHAPTER I: RECOLLECTIONS OF A LITTLE BOY & SOJOURNS ON THE BEACH
So You Want Subversive Eh?
" Outdooring—A Naming Ceremony For An Eight Day Old
Respect
Not So My Brother?—A Tribute
Last Day The Kelewele Seller
The Man On The Beach
Life Through The Eyes Of A Ten Year Old
A Mango Thief
Searching
Water
CHAPTER II—WORK ETHIC:
Adinkra Symbols
A Vagrant
The Drum
The Son Of A Coffee Farmer
Hands Of An Amish Man
Kente Weaver’s Secret
Recollections: The Ramblings Of A Disappointed Old Man In A Rocking Chair
This Is No Fireside Chat—Discussion About American
Life
Hhapter III-Imperfections:
Different Shades Of Clay
Imperfections
Chaos
Vibrations: Words To My Husband
Listening: Observing A Mute Give
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That the stain—common mark of our capitalist society—gets you out Of bed, you dance in the warmth of the sunlight that creates uninvited inroads
Into your cottage, forcing you to fold your mat and harvest those beans that oil
The laptop-carrying machines of our society—you know--the ones who make work The center of their lives without a thought for their children or their wives and no idea How you drill coffee wells to keep those Wall Street types running.
Still in the United States I met an Amish man from Pennsylvania—remarkable fellow I’ll have you know
Hands Of An Amish Man
Where have they been?—maybe somewhere down in the land Where lanterns illuminate homes and the only bulbs
Grow in the garden;
From a place of simple lifestyles
Without gasoline cars.
Yes, they come from a straightforward time When the oven smells were not Betty Crocker’s Or Stouffer’s. Where microwaves worked
Only in newspapers.
No grease from mechanics soil
These hands—the only oil they have felt Comes from fried foods bought
On the occasional sojourn into town.
Look, look at those bones sitting Like five rocks of Gibraltar that form Whenever he makes that clenched

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