Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood is a well-loved contemporary Canadian author. She’s written numerous fiction, nonfiction, and poetry books. The latter includes Dearly: New Poems, The Circle Game, and Power Politics. Her novels include The Handmaid’s Tale and The Robber Bride. She’s won numerous awards including the Man Booker Prize. Read more about Margaret Atwood.

Some of Atwood’s most famous poems include Half Hanged Mary, Siren Song, Procedures for Undergroundand Sekhmet, The Lion-Headed Goddess Of War.

Bored

Bored by Margaret Atwood is a single stanza poem that reads as a fluid thought (or thoughts) ruminating on a complex experience of boredom throughout the speaker’s life.

The Robber Bridegroom

Margaret Atwood’s ‘The Robber Bridegroom’ details the haunting compulsions and marriage of a murderous bridegroom and his innocent bride. 

This Is a Photograph of Me

‘This Is a Photograph of Me’ is the first poem of Margaret Atwood’s poetry collection “The Circle Game,” published in 1964. This piece centers on a photograph of a child who has drowned in a lake.

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