February 6, 2010

Terrific Two of the Week: 2/1-2/5/10

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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:

--The Children's Hour and --The Big Baboon

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February 1, 2010
The Children's Hour
--Description: 19th C, Longfellow H.W., Children, Love, Night, Parenting--

February 3, 2010
A Child's Garden
--Description: 20th C, Kipling R., Childhood, Children, Dreams, Youth--

February 4, 2010
Ask Ye Why These Sad Tears Stream
--Description: 19th C, Tennyson Lord Alfred, Death, Dreams, Love--

February 5, 2010
The Big Baboon
--Description: 20th C, Belloc H., Children, Fantasy, Humor, Nature--


Word of the Day: aubade \oh-BAHD\, noun:
A song or poem greeting the dawn; also, a composition suggestive of morning.
He was usually still awake when the birds began to warble their aubade.
-Christopher Buckley, "What was Robert Benchley?", National Review, June 16, 1997

Quote of the day: You cannot do a kindness too soon,
for you never know how soon it will be too late.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

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