22 Sep

Shellie, the Magical Dog

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Librivox recording of The Art of War by Sun Tzu, translated by Lionel Giles. Hymn meter or common measure: quatrains of iambic tetrameter alternating with iambic trimeter rhyming a b a b. Jack Angel is the perfect gentlemen, who moves easily within society and displays outward kindness toward even the disabled. You must ask for the authors permission before using any poetry from The Starlite Cafe for your personal use. He pulled a dirty cloth from his jacket and wiped his eyes as he said, "I lost two of my men that night, two good men!" "I was thankful we could fly their bodies' home to their widows.

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22 Sep

Ruby and Gram Have a Sleepover (Volume 1)

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It was a double door, very tall, and there must have been a lot of things loose about its fittings, bolts, latches, and all those brass applications with broken screws, because it rattled, it clattered, it jingled; and produced also the sound as of thunder rolling in the big, empty hall. Said a lady who looked quite afraid. ..." Our overall objective with these competitions is to increase the level of interest in poetry and to encourage people to start writing poetry for themselves, so it really doesn’t matter what level you are currently at.

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22 Sep

The Ghost of Cleremont Farm

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ANAPHORA (Greek, "carried again," also called epanaphora): The intentional repetition of beginning clauses in order to create an artistic effect. This was the slave-owning woman who had never worked, even if she had been reduced to live by her wits. He used himself to mention the ejaculation of an old market-woman, ``Hegh, sirs!'' shaking her head as she uttered it; to which her companion answered, having echoed the compassionate sigh, ``and he is well put on too!'' expressing their surprise that a decided lunatic, who, from his dress, appeared to be a gentleman, should be permitted to walk abroad.---In a private room his demeanour was equally remarkable; and we shall never forget one particular evening, when he put an elderly maiden lady, who presided at the tea-table, to sore confusion, by neglecting utterly her invitations to be seated, and walking round and round the circle, stopping ever and anon to steal a lump from the sugar basin, which the venerable spinster was at length constrained to place on her own knee, as the only method of securing it from his most uneconomical depredations.

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21 Sep

The Bippolo Seed and Other Lost Stories

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The poetical moral of the piece is justly observed by Mr. For today's soldier-poets, it may be that a one-year tour, long and bloody as it can be, is not long enough for the poems, serious or light, to grow. The planter ought to fill in the earth with the same care; and having trod it down in the usual manner, he cuts the turf in two with his spade, and places one half on each side of the plant, so that the straight edges of the two sections meet together at the stem, while the grassy or heathy side lies nearest the earth.

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21 Sep

Let's Have a Pirate Party!

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As to themselves they were the bohemian circle, not very wide---half a dozen of us led by a sculptor whom we called Prax for short. This is a substantially larger repertoire than in any other metrical tradition. June 15, 2013: "A Name I Could Not Say Aloud" by James Allen Hall "One August night, a man will cook me dinner..." In this capacity, being that which we now occupy, we have much to say in behalf of this same larch-fir. Ben Jonson was a big man with a lot of courage. The fear that he might have departed suddenly for England--- (or for Spain)---caused me a sort of ridiculous depression as though I had missed a unique opportunity.

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21 Sep

In My Nursery A Book in Verse

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In order that Sheridan might be near Canton House, and sure of keeping his appointment at twelve next day, Kelly, retiring to sleep in the country, gave up his own bed in Pall Mall to his patron. April 8, 2015: "Penguin Shot" by Katharine Coles "The day I need pockets, I will refuse..." I picked up one after another all the various objects on the dressing-table. Diction: Diction is usually used to describe the level of formality that a speaker uses. Academia.edu is a platform for academics to share research papers.

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21 Sep

The Aussie Outback Party

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If you would beseech a blessing upon yourself, beware! lest without intent you invoke a curse upon a neighbor at the same time. It could not but happen that he was sometimes less equal to his part than at others, and such an occasional failure led to a painful dispute, which for some time created a breach between him and his friend George Colman the Younger. Content and peace, With health and ease, Walk by thy side. Sidelight: Before the term lampoon was coined, it was called invective and dates back as far as the origin of poetry itself.

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21 Sep

MacKenzie and Blankie

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There were dishes of ancient renown, and liquors unknown almost to the present day. Thoreau contends that “most men…are in an extreme uncertainty” about life, and it is for this reason that he deliberately returned to the natural world for “two years and two months” (3), alone, in order to understand man’s essential nature (91). A light mantle floated from his shoulders. For six years he seemed to carry all the world and me with it in his hand.. . .'' ``He dominates you yet,'' I shouted.

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21 Sep

Alpha Beta Chowder

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Innovator in the realm of poetic expression, he not only invented the calligrammes, but also, as in the first poem of Alcools entitled Zone, experimented with the esthetics of cubism by a chaotic juxtaposition of disparate motifs. The title character was named after famous American poet Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (Summary from Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover,m4b or other formats (if... Meantime, looking like the conventional conception of a fashionable reveller, with his opera-hat pushed off his forehead, Captain Blunt was having some slight difficulty with his latch-key; for the house before which we had stopped was not one of those many-storied houses that made up the greater part of the street.

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21 Sep

Disney's Dumbo 3D Storybook (Disney 3d Storybooks)

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So push away your feelings, do your job this year; If for nothing else, so your son doesn't come here. Are you tired of teaching grammar year after year? Numerous accidents occur weekly, nay daily, in both, which, where there were fewer eyes to observe, and fewer ready hands to assist, would produce the most fatal accidents. During that time China was considered the “center of the world,” therefore many other countries, including Japan, envied China’s power and wanted to borrow elements of their culture to become more like China.

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