November 14, 2009

Terrific Two of the Week: 11/9-11/13/09

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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:

--An Irish Airman Foresees His Death and --Love Is Enough

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November 9, 2009
Spring Wind in London
--Description: 20th C, Mansfield K., Nature, Seasons--



November 10, 2009
Prayer For A New Mother
--Description: 20th C, Parker D., Childhood, Christianity, Love, Parenting--


November 11, 2009
An Irish Airman Foresees His Death
--Description: 20th C, Yeats, W.B., Death, Life, Patriotism--


November 12, 2009
My Lady Looks So Gentle and So Pure
--Description: 14th C, Alighieri D., Adoration, Beauty, Love, Sonnet--


November 13, 2009
Love Is Enough
--Description: 20th C, Wilcox E.W., Contentment, Love--



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Weekend Haiku:

"Notes ripple like lace
Tender, heartbreaking music
Hearts cry in response."

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: If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere music.
-Thomas Carlyle

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--TRIVIA FUN: Who said: "I'm the president of the United States and I'm not going to eat any more broccoli"?

ANSWER TO YESTERDAY'S TRIVIA:
What future Soviet dictator was training to be a priest when he got turned on to Marxism?
Answer: Joseph Stalin

...SEE TOMORROW'S POST for today's Answer...
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