Today I break the mold. I have created a hot post! You can find it here! It’s a poem and still life of some hot stuff. Pay special attention to the contents of the little bottle. Ha. Hot! Hot! Hot! But it’s not. You know, it’s not that I don’t love you all. It’s notContinue reading “Ever Been Slow to Get Back Up?”
The Ladies of St. James’s! They’re painted to the eyes; Their white it stays forever, Their red it never dies: But Phyllida, my Phyllida! Her color comes and goes; It trembles to a lily,– It wavers to a rose. —Henry Austin Dobson The Ladies of St. James’s. Stanza 4 Oh, to be changeable but true!Continue reading “Saturday Sayings – Color”
Hey, everyone! I’ve been out, in case you dd not notice. Technical difficulties, partly. But also partly supervising the removal of the last of the kid stuff from my house. Oh, I have a Grandmother toy box, educational games, and color books still lying around, but the closets reserved for my own children’s collections areContinue reading “A Home-School Poem”
Most wretched men Are cradled into poetry by wrong, They learn in suffering what they teach in song. — Percy Bysshe Shelley Julian and Maddalo ____________________ photo credit: Wikipedia.
The year is 1250 and nothing much is different, it seems! This ancient English song, the earliest known with words and musical notation printed together, is recorded in Thomas Warton‘s History of English Poetry, itself an ancient book from the 1700’s. Try to figure out the meaning of this older version of our language and enjoy! Sing,Continue reading “Saturday Sayings: Summer!”