Analyzing William Stafford's Poem The Beginning Of Everything

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This poem makes one consider if they have any control over their own life. Also brings up the idea of the life someone is born into and how it is connected to one's ultimate fate. (Describing one's path to their own destiny is hard to explain(). Don’t worry as much. Also holding a darker () to keep going on(). Life dragging you along. This poem reminds me of a quote from Robin Schneiders novel “The Beginning of Everything” in the quote “Everyone gets a tragedy”, in which the main character believes everybody has a tragedy waiting for them compared to William Stafford's poem in the lines “Tragedies happen; people get hurt or die; and you suffer and get old” (7, 8), In that it is inevitable and connects to fate. This poem can also be seen
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