Write a personal narrative essay, feature article, or short story about a time when you were faced with an intimidating, yet exhilarating challenge. Use imagery in your writing.
Compare and contrast how the following two poems deal with the theme of separation from a loved one:
- The River Merchant’s Wife: A Letter by Ezra Pound(a translation from original by Li Po)
- A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning by John Donne