Explanation Of Poem In Franz Wright's 'Beginning Again'

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Christian Biggers Beginning Again The “Beginning Again” is a free verse poem. This poem has a lot of great symbolism in it and is really deep. It’s not written for a child’s mind, one could say, but rather an intellectual’s. I liked this poem because it forces you to think, the reader has to read closely to find out what Franz Wright is really saying. The first line of the poem, “’If I could stop talking, completely cease talking for a year, I might begin to get well’”, tells us that Franz most likely gets in trouble with his mouth a lot. The title and the first line provide the information that when can figure that he has screwed up and needs a fresh start. I really enjoy the line that says “performing brain surgery on himself.” At

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