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Songs of Love and Grammar By James Harbeck, Jonathan Lu
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"I met a buxom grammatician / and said I'd like her out to take; / back she came with proposition: / in let's stay and out let's make..." Who can look at punctuation mark or idiom and not... More > think of romantic frustration? Clearly, what the world needs most is flippant poems that combine points of English grammar with a salacious sensibility. And here it is: Songs of Love and Grammar, some five-dozen-odd poems on romantic and grammatical entanglements. Is it reference? Is it poetry? Well, yes, but above all, it's funny.< Less
Songs of Love and Grammar By James Harbeck, Jonathan Lu
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"I met a buxom grammatician / and said I'd like her out to take; / back she came with proposition: / in let's stay and out let's make..." Who can look at punctuation mark or idiom and not... More > think of romantic frustration? Clearly, what the world needs most is flippant poems that combine points of English grammar with a salacious sensibility. And here it is: Songs of Love and Grammar, some five-dozen-odd poems on romantic and grammatical entanglements. Is it reference? Is it poetry? Well, yes, but above all, it's funny.< Less
A Warm Mirror Neuron On a Memory By E. E.
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An avant-garde book of modern poetry. Some poems about moods and about thoughts and about grammars about people. Published by Programmabilities.com
Beyond the Eyes By Cyan Jenkins, Ellen Eldridge
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For me, poetry is about understanding the rules of grammar and literature and breaking them in the most creative, and often disturbing, ways. Though poetry is most often written and least often read,... More > Beyond the Eyes brings a collection of poems I've been writing over the last decade to light. The addition of Cyan's illustration to my words captures the intense feelings and perspectives enclosed in semi colons and commas. Each word carefully crafts meaning, my meaning, and what may appear as a spelling error is often double entendre or word play, so read Beyond the Eyes and play along.< Less
Exit-Reality / Enter-Insanity By Marc Daneker
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A poem can be many things. Some rhyme, some follow strict rules, some just flow, some break all the grammar rules, some just hit the paper like drops of blood from a fresh wound. Sometimes a poem... More > rolls off the tongue and others dart from the mouth like poison spit. Why write a poem? Well, the damn things just pop into the head and creep along the neck to the shoulders and down the arm to the fingertips that tap, tap, tap at the keys on the computer until the words form on the page and suddenly, exist. It doesn’t ask to be born, it simply chooses its moment and forces its way out. There are poems about the tangible and the purely emotional, poems that express in words rather than sentences, in phrases rather than stanzas. There are poems of many forms, for many reasons. Most of it is dark, some will doubtless be flawed, as it was after all, composed by a simple, human, creature.< Less
Exit-Reality / Enter-Insanity By Marc Daneker
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A poem can be many things. Some rhyme, some follow strict rules, some just flow, some break all the grammar rules, some just hit the paper like drops of blood from a fresh wound. Sometimes a poem... More > rolls off the tongue and others dart from the mouth like poison spit. Why write a poem? Well, the damn things just pop into the head and creep along the neck to the shoulders and down the arm to the fingertips that tap, tap, tap at the keys on the computer until the words form on the page and suddenly, exist. It doesn’t ask to be born, it simply chooses its moment and forces its way out. There are poems about the tangible and the purely emotional, poems that express in words rather than sentences, in phrases rather than stanzas. There are poems of many forms, for many reasons. Most of it is dark, some will doubtless be flawed, as it was after all, composed by a simple, human, creature.< Less
Beyond the Eyes (Color Edition) By Ellen Eldridge
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For me, poetry is about understanding the rules of grammar and literature and breaking them in the most creative, and often disturbing, ways. Though poetry is most often written and least often read,... More > Beyond the Eyes brings a collection of poems I've been writing over the last decade to light. The addition of Cyan's illustration to my words captures the intense feelings and perspectives enclosed in semi colons and commas. Each word carefully crafts meaning, my meaning, and what may appear as a spelling error is often double entendre or word play, so read Beyond the Eyes and play along.< Less
A Teacher's Guide to HISTORhYmes By Derrick Brown
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HISTORhYmes is a 1-2-week literacy activity that enhances reading comprehension, grammar, and writing skills by using the creative imaginations of young people to present stories about historical and... More > contemporary figures. The activity also incorporates supporting elements of the performing arts, entrepreneurship, and computer & Internet literacy. Students are surveyed about their personal interests, and are then provided biographies of people whose life stories can simultaneously mentor and inspire the students. The students are then asked to retell the biography using various forms of creative expression (poems, monologues, skits, rhymes, etc.). For example, during a previous activity we explored the differing views and philosophies of W.E.B. DuBois and Booker T. Washington. We also explored how their experiences shaped their clashing views on African-American advancement and empowerment after the abolishment of slavery.< Less
Autobiography Of Mansie Wauch By DAVID MOIR
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DAVID MOIR Autobiography of Mansie Wauch David Macbeth Moir was born at Musselburgh, Scotland, Jan. 5, 1798, and educated at the grammar school of the Royal Burgh and at Edinburgh University, from... More > which he received the diploma of surgeon in 1816. He practised as a physician in his native town from 1817 until 1843, when, health failing, he practically withdrew from the active duties of his profession. Moir began to write in both prose and verse for various periodicals when quite a youth, but his long connection with "Blackwood's Magazine" under the pen name of "Delta" (Δ), began in 1820, and he became associated with Christopher North, the Ettrick Shepherd, and others of the Edinburgh coterie distinguished in "Noctes Ambrosianae." He contributed to "Blackwood," histories, biographies, essays, and poems, to the number of about 400.< Less
Vice and Virtue (Reader) By William Walter
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Parents need to make sure that their children are educated to live in a world of moral choices, and a major part of that involves providing a curriculum which encourages them to think deeply about... More > moral questions before they are confronted with them. This reader, geared toward 4th to 7th graders, includes adapted stories by classic authors, such as Anthony Trollope, Charles Dickens, Leo Tolstoy, and William Wordsworth, as well as missionary accounts and fictional character-building stories. In the reader's appendix are suggested quotations and poems to memorize. The reader's companion study guide (separate purchase) contains exercises in vocabulary, literary terms, reading comprehension, grammar, and writing. The guide also includes detailed passages on vices and virtues which are discussed from a Christian perspective. A study guide to supplement this reader is available at http://www.lulu.com/content/paperback-book/vice-and-virtue-study-guide/11060128.< Less