The Troubadour Podcast
Romantic #2: The Castaway by William Cowper
May 14, 2018
Kirk j Barbera
Today I'll be reading and discussing William Cowper's last poem "The Castaway."
The poem is about a real life incident of a man who fell overboard, but in the hands of a great poet this accident of life becomes a powerful and tragic universal metaphor.
Do you see the secret message in the poem? Follow along and let's find it.