The poem “ Upon the Burning Of Our House, July 10th, 1666” by Anne Bradstreet is a poem about her house burning down. I can sympathize with many of her feelings in this poem because I shared many of them when my house was robbed. During the beginning of the poem she talks about her belongings that she lost and the things she would never do again, then towards the end she talks about how the incident brought her closer to God. Anne Bradstreet shows how living through a struggle, such as having your house burn down can bring you closer to God.
“My pleasant things in ashes lie, And them behold no more shall I,” (108), shows the pain I felt in dealing with the loss that I suffered. I lost all of my money, my TV, and my stereo. I knew I would never get the opportunity to recover my lost items. “And to my God my heart did cry” (107), compares with the emptiness I felt when my family arrived home and saw the back door kicked in. A...