Margaret Atwood

Ottawa, Ontario
Monday, January 20, 2003

Morning In The Burned House Comments

Rating: 3.5
In the burned house I am eating breakfast.
You understand: there is no house, there is no breakfast,
yet here I am.

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COMMENTS
Richard Ponsonby 19 April 2020
A gift with words but a mad preoccupation with rape of women ritualised in the Handmaid's Tail, and so deep within whatever she writes reveals a victim who must triumph, a very strange lady indeed
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Lyn Paul 16 September 2018
Amazing, captivating poetry. I must come back and read more.
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Rahman Henry 25 August 2015
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Mimi Brown 06 August 2009
If you have ever read Margaret Atwood's prose, you will know exactly where this comes from.Cat's Eye comes to mind. She knows the pain and wonder of memories. How everything from the past maybe gone but still you persist to see how it has made you. Atwood is my favorite author bar none.
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J L 21 September 2007
This poem always makes me thing of the character of Goldie Locks in the 3 Bears story.
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Smelly Boi 19 February 2018
WOw i agree Goldi Locks is a very good comapison to the spooky ghost girl in this poem
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