The article looks at several contemporary poems to see how they succumb to sentimentality in their treatment of nature, while William Stafford's "Traveling through the Dark" does not .
""My Only Swerving": Sentimentality in Contemporary Poetry,"
Syracuse Scholar (1979-1991): Vol. 5
, Article 2.
Available at: http://surface.syr.edu/suscholar/vol5/iss1/2