November 28, 2009

Terrific Two of the Week: 11/18-11/27/09

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So many intriguing poems by various poets have been covered this week. Here is a recap, and my two favorite poems of the week. What were YOURS? Which poets are your favorites?  Leave a comment with your  thoughts, and let me know which classic you would like to see. The two, terrific poems of the week for me were:

--Barter and --Thanksgiving

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November 18, 2009

Footsteps of Angels
--Description: 19th C, Longfellow H.W., Death, Life, Night--



November 19, 2009
A Drop Fell On An Apple Tree
--Description: 19th C, Dickinson E., Nature, Seasons--


November 20, 2009
Barter
--Description: 20th C, Teasedale S., Contentment, Joy, Life--





November 24, 2009
The Little Black Boy
--Description: 19th C, Blake W., Childhood, Christianity, Humanity--



November 25, 2009
Thanksgiving
--Description: 20th C, Wilcox E.W., Contentment, Holidays, Peace, Thanks--



November 26, 2009
A Thanksgiving Poem
--Description: 20th C, Dunbar P.L., Christianity, Contentment, Holidays, Peace, Thanks--

November 27, 2009
Design
--Description: 20th C, Frost R., Death, Life, Nature--




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Weekend Haiku:

"Family sweetness
The finest wine of our lives
Brimming in goblets."

V. Mahfood

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--Word of the Day: loquacious \loh-KWAY-shuhs\, adjective:
1. Very talkative.
2. Full of excessive talk; wordy.
Example:
The meeting went on for hours, accommodating loquacious bores who were each allowed their say.
--Andrew Sullivan, "Gay Life, Gay Death", The New Republic, December 17, 1990

--Quote of the Day: Love is not a mere sentiment. Love is the ultimate truth at the heart of creation.
-Rabindranath Tagore

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--TRIVIA FUN:What famous document begins, "When in the course of human events?"

ANSWER TO YESTERDAY'S TRIVIA:
What U.S. State boasts a town called Captain Cook?
Answer: Hawaii

...SEE THE NEXT POST for today's Answer...
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