August 22, 2009

Terrific Two of the Week: 8/18-8/21/09

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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 were:

--Ephemera and A Nursery Darling--

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August 18, 2009
--Description: 20th C, Yeats, W. B., Love, Separation--

August 19, 2009
The Trouble With Snowmen
--Description: 21st, McGough R., Aging, Holidays, Nature, Seasons--

August 20, 2009
A Meditation For His Mistress
--Description: 17th C, Herrick R., Aging, Love, Nature, Seasons--

August 21, 2009
A Nursery Darling
--Description: 19th C, Carroll L., Childhood, Parenting--

--Word of the Day: parlous\PAR-luhs\, adjective:
1. Attended with peril; fraught with danger; hazardous.
It was a parlous time on the Continent, when Communists and fascists vied brutally for supremacy.
-Howard Simons, "Shots Seen Round the World", New York Times, September 22, 1985

--Quote of the Day: "You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth."
-Kahlil Gibran

--Spanish Word of the Day: madrugar, (verb):
to get up early
(eg) No soporto madrugar.
(transl) I can’t stand getting up early.
(eg) Usted debe madrugarmucho.
(transl) You must be an early riser.

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