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:
--Epilogue On Through The Looking Glass and Never Give All The Heart--
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August 3, 2009
--Description: Christianity, Love, Nature, Solomon--
August 4, 2009
--Description: 19th C, Carroll L., Childhood, Fantasy Seasons--
August 5, 2009
--Description: 19th C, Blake W., Nature, Seasons--
August 6, 2009
--Description: 18th C, Pope A., Life, Peace--
August 7, 2009
--Description: 20th C, Yeats W.B., Disillusion, Love--
--Word of the Day: insouciant\in-SOO-see-uhnt; (Fr.) an-soo-SYAHN\,(adjec):
Marked by lighthearted unconcern or indifference; carefree; nonchalant.
The insouciant gingerbread man skips through the pages with glee, until he meets his . . . demise at the end.
-Judith Constantinides, "The Gingerbread Man", School Library Journal, April 2002
--Quote of the Day: All religions remind us that actions have consequences for which guilt can and must be acknowledged, forgiveness humbly begged, reconciliation sought.
-Kenneth L. Woodward
--French Word of the Day: heureux/euse(adj)happy, pleased, content
(eg) J'étais heureuse au printemps dernier quand nous sortions ensemble.
(transl) I was happy last spring when we were dating.
(eg) Je suis heureuse (or: contente) que tu sois venu.
(transl) I'm happy you came.
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