Brainstorm By Howard Nemerov
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...own demise, with the rainy wind blowing and destroying him so that finally nature can claim once more what belongs to nature. He, who is a person and a house... Commentary on “Brainstorm” After reading and reflecting on the poem Brainstorm by Howard Nemerov for about an hour, I simply sat still, and for a moment, I thought, I could feel what the speaker felt. Suddenly, as I read the poem one more time, I was not only trying to criticize and comment on the poem, I became the speaker of the poem. I immediately realized that this poem is not something that can be appreciated just by reading or by breaking down its literary devices, but rather, this poem can be fully appreciated by experiencing. The poem,...