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:
--Why Do I Love You, Sir and After Love--
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August 28, 2009
--Description: 20th C, Wilcox E.W., Hope, Joy, Life--
August 29, 2009
--Description: 18th C, Voltaire, Aging, Friendship, Love--
August 31, 2009
--Description: 19th C, Dickinson E., Love, Nature--
September 1, 2009
--Description: 20th C, Teasedale S., Disillusion, Love--
September 2, 2009
--Description: 20th C, Gibran K., Passion, Peace--
September 3, 2009
--Description: 19th C, Carroll L., Childhood, Children, Fantasy --
--Word of the Day: interlocutor \in-ter-LOK-yuh-ter\, noun:
1. Someone who takes part in a conversation, often formally or officially.
2. The performer in a minstrel show who is placed midway between the end men and engages in banter with them.
Quote: In the course of an hour, Mukasey cracked jokes, asked an interlocutor not to address him with the honorary title "General" and continued to field questions even after his media director moved to get up from the table.
-Carrie Johnson, "Highest Lawman Prepares to Meet Highest Court", Washington Post, March 22, 2008
--Quote of the Day: Dreams are illustrations... from the book your soul is writing about you.
--Spanish Word of the Day:ocurrir, (verb):
to think of
(eg) No se me ocurre nada que decirle.
(transl) I can’t think of anything to say to her.
(eg) ¿Se te ocurre algo?
(transl) Can you think of anything?
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