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:
--Lively Hope and Gracious Fear and The Rose Family --
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July 6, 2009
--Description: 17th C, Milton J., Christianity, Perseverance
July 7, 2009
--Description: 20th C, Eliot T.S., Love, Nature, Nobility
July 8, 2009
--Description: 20th C, Cowper W., Christianity, Hope
July 9, 2009
--Description: 20th C, Frost R., Beauty, Love, Nature
--Word of the Day: verdant\VUR-dnt\, adjective:
1.Green with vegetation; covered with green growth.
2.Lacking experience or sophistication; naive.
Drab in winter, then suddenly sodden with alpine runoff, the region turns dazzlingly verdant in spring.
-Patricia Albers, Shadows, Fire, Snow
--Quote of the Day: Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
--Spanish Word of the Day: verano, noun:
(eg) en verano
(transl) in summer, in the summer
(eg) las vacaciones veraniegas
(transl) summer vacation
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