9 Nov 2014
Nov 9 2014

The Snake Trying The Snake Trying : Most of us think of snakes as fearsome symbols of death. But the snake in this poem is itself a victim. The snake trying to escape the pursuing stick, with sudden curvings of thin long body. How beautiful and graceful are […]

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9 Nov 2014
Nov 9 2014

The Shed The Shed : Do you know what a shed is? A cow shed, a tool shed, a wood shed, for example. It’s a small room away from the main house for storing or keeping things, animals, tools, vehicles, etc. Ask your partner if she/he has ever […]

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9 Nov 2014
Nov 9 2014

The School Boy The School Boy : The school boy in the poem is not a happy child. What makes him unhappy? Why does he compare himself to a bird that lives in a cage or a plant that withers when it should blossom? I love to rise […]

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9 Nov 2014
Nov 9 2014

The Rose that Grew from Concrete The Rose that Grew from Concrete : Did you hear about the rose that grew from a crack in the concrete? Proving nature’s law is wrong it learned to walk with out having feet. Funny it seems, but by keeping it’s dreams, […]

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9 Nov 2014
Nov 9 2014

The Road Not Taken The Road Not Taken : Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took […]

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9 Nov 2014
Nov 9 2014

The Road Not Taken The Road Not Taken : This well-known poem is about making choices and the choices that shape us. Robert Frost is an American poet who writes simply, but insightfully, about common, ordinary experiences. Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could […]

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9 Nov 2014
Nov 9 2014

The River The River : River, river, little river! Bright you sparkle on your way; O’er the yellow pebbles dancing, Through the flowers and foliage glancing, Like a child at play. River, river! swelling river! On you rush through rough and smooth; Louder, faster, brawling, leaping, Over rocks, […]

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9 Nov 2014
Nov 9 2014

The Red Wheel-Barrow The Red Wheel-Barrow : So much depends upon a red wheel barrow glazed with rain water beside the white chickens. By William Carlos Williams

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9 Nov 2014
Nov 9 2014

The Rebel The Rebel : Do you know anyone who always disagrees with you or your friends or likes to do the opposite of what everyone thinks they should do? Think of a word to describe such a person. Discuss with your partner some of the things such […]

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9 Nov 2014
Nov 9 2014

The Quarrel The Quarrel : It is common for brothers and sisters to quarrel, although sometimes they may not even be able to say why they quarrel. But how long do such quarrels last? How do they end? I quarrelled with my brother I don’t know what about, […]

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