June 26, 2009

Terrific Two of the Week: 6/20-6/25/09

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So many intriguing poems by various poets have been covered this week, it's time to re-discover all the beautiful things written. Here is a recap, and my  two favorite poems of the week.  What were YOURS? The two, terrific poems of the week for me in no particular order were:

--There's a Baby in The House and Evening Song of the Thoughtful Child

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June 20, 2009
Two Lovers

--Description: 19th C, Eliot G., Aging, Life, Love--

June 21, 2009
Evening Primrose

--Description: 19th C, Clare J., Nature, Seasons--

June 22, 2009
Evening Song of the Thoughtful Child

--Description: 20th C, Mansfield K., Children, Dreams, Night--

June 23, 2009
Growing Old

--Description: 19th C, Arnold M., Aging, Humanity--

June 24, 2009
A Baby in The House

--Description: 20th C, Wilcox E., Children, Parenting

June 25, 2009

--Description: 20th C, Silverstein S., Nature, Childhood--

--Word of the Day: nonplus \non-PLUHS\, transitive verb:
To cause to be at a loss as to what to think, say, or do; to confound; to perplex; to bewilder.
(eg)But I could see in his little blinking eyes that my success had nonplussed him.
-Ferdinand Mount, Jem (and Sam)

--Quote of the Day: Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player
That struts and frets his hour upon the stage
And then is heard no more: it is a tale
Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury,
Signifying nothing.
-William Shakespeare, Macbeth, Act V Scene V

--Spanish Word of the Day: copa, noun:
Glass; A glass with a stem, especially a wineglass.

(eg) Sólo tomé una copa de vino.
I only had one glass of wine.

(eg) Te invito a una copa.
Let me buy you a drink.

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