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:
--Fill For Me A Brimming Bowland Overcast--
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September 5, 2009
--Description: 17th C, Bunyan J., Christianity, Humanity--
September 6, 2009
--Description: 19th C, Blake W., Childhood, Parenting--
September 8, 2009
--Description: 19th C, Keats J., Love, Passion--
September 9, 2009
--Description: 19th C, Whitman W., Humanity, Patriotism--
September 10, 2009
--Description: 19th C, Baudelaire C., Love, Passion--
September 11, 2009
--Description: 20th C, Teasedale S., Dreams., Hope--
--Word of the Day: passe-partout / (pas-pahr-TOO) (noun):
1. Something, for example a master key, that enables unrestricted access.
2. An ornamental mat used to frame a picture.
3. An adhesive tape used to attach a picture to a mat, glass, backing, etc.
"Francesco Isolabella, one of her lawyers, said, 'Marion True is being used as an excuse to criminalize all American museums.' Ms. True should not be used 'as a passe-partout to get at the Getty.'"
-Elisabetta Povoledo; Casting Blame for Looting In Trial of Getty Ex-Curator; The New York Times; Jan 18, 2007.
--Quote of the Day:Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.
--Spanish Word of the Day: tarea, (noun):
(eg) Una de mis tareas es repartir la correspondencia.
(transl) One of my tasks or jobs is to hand out the mail.
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