Margaret Atwood

(18 November 1939 / Ottawa, Ontario)

A Sad Child - Poem by Margaret Atwood

You're sad because you're sad.
It's psychic. It's the age. It's chemical.
Go see a shrink or take a pill,
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Comments about A Sad Child by Margaret Atwood

  • (11/2/2005 8:39:00 AM)


    Humans suffer psychic wounds that never heal, who can measure this pain? Margaret Atwood is an amazing poet but I hope she doesn't underestimate the spiritual darkness every human encounters. (Report) Reply

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  • (6/29/2005 4:54:00 PM)


    I believe in 'getting over yourself' but this seems a little cold to me. (Report) Reply

  • (2/10/2005 8:32:00 PM)


    i am doing a research on maragret atwood and i would like to konw the year she wrote the A sad child' and if someone can analyze the poem for as early as possible please. what the theme, rythem, methphor please (Report) Reply



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