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Jewel Kilcher Folk singer and writer Jewel Kilcher was born on May 23 1974 in Homer Alaska to Nedra and Atz Kilcher Her parents were folk singers who incorporated Jewel into their act at age 6 Jewel and her family lived in a very small-populated town and had no running water toilets or television For her last two years of high school Jewel traveled to Michigan and the Interlochen Arts Academy where she took arts and music classes In 1994 Jewel was signed as a signer Jewel was not immediately a star but in 1996 on of her songs became a breakout hit she also won many Grammy Nominations Jewel was not only a signer but she also acted and played a role in the movie Ang Lees Ride With the Devil a Civil War drama Around 1999 Jewel released a book and audiotape of her poems A Night Without Armor Many Fans appreciate her earnestness and strong singing voice One of the poems I choose to write about is called I Say to You Idols this poem is very inspiring to those who have trouble moving on I found a few poetic devices in this poem In line six of the poem I found fallen things which I think is a metaphor In line seven I found consonance with the two words greatest and Grace In line eleven I found walk and with which is alliteration In line thirteen I found two words that could have two poetic devices screaming blood which could be both a metaphor and personification Another poem I did by jewel was All the words In line one I found alliteration with fingers could feel In line four I found more alliteration silent sorrow In lines five six and seven I found a simile I found hyperbule in lines eight nine ten and eleven In lines thirteen
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