Response to Poem: "The Cuban Doctor" by Wallace Stevens

The artwork supplied with this poem is striking. It was this work that lured me in to read the poem.  Quite a vague message, as I'm lost in translation. The comments beneath the image are greatly appreciated and extremely helpful in giving at least...

Response to Poem: "Musee des Beaux Arts" by W. H. Auden

I love the way some poems make me research new things.  This poem is interesting read without knowing anything about the painting about which it's written. Once I did some additional reading about the painting's creator and how he is well known for...