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Saturday, December 22, 2012

** THE SUGAR-PLUM TREE **

THE SUGAR-PLUM TREE EUGENE FIELD ~~~~~~~~~~ INTRODUCTION In this poem we read of a wonderful tree that grows in the town of Shut-Eye. The sugar-plum tree is filled with all kinds of candy, but it is so tall that no one can climb it. The only way to obtain its delicious fruit is to ask the gingerbread dog to bark at the chocolate cat. She becomes so excited from the dog's bark that she knocks all the candy treasures to the ground. If you want to find the sugar-plum tree, close your eyes until... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

**** I CAN ****

* I CAN * WILLIAM ALLEN BUTLER ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I CAN "I can" is a worker He tills his broad fields, And digs from the earth All the wealth that it yields. The hum of his spindles Begins with the light, And the fires of his forges Are blazing all night. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ BIOGRAPHY William Allen Butler was born in Albany, New York in 1843. For many years he was one of the best lawyers in our country. He also wrote poems for several New York magazines. People like to read them because they... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, November 18, 2012

** Autumn Fires **

INTRODUCTION In the Autumn all the fires remind the poet of the beautiful summer flowers. He tells us that each season has something bright to attract our attention---- the summer, it's flowers; the autumn, its red fires burning everywhere, sending smoke-trails up to the sky. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON AUTUMN FIRES In the other gardens And all up the vale, From the autumn bonfires See the smoke trail! Pleasant summer's over And all the summer flowers, The red fire... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, November 15, 2012

**** THE WONDERFUL WORLD ****

THE WONDERFUL WORLD W. B. RANDS ~~~~~~~~~~ I Introduction The world with all its seas and rivers, and its green grass for a dress, its air and wind, and all its cities, seems very wonderful to the child speaking in this poem. It seems so large and he so small; but while saying his prayers he realized that this world though big and wonderful cannot think and cannot love. He could do both, so even though he was smaller than the world, he was more wonderful, for God had given him the power to think... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, November 12, 2012

** A GIFT FOR YOU ~ YOUR PERSONAL JUKEBOX **

Music of the ages It's sort of a time machine of music. Each of the years below connect to that year that is special to you, including the best 20 hits of that year. Pick a year, wait a few seconds, and the Jukebox will show you the 20 hits (Just like a Jukebox of "the day" would). You can play all 20 hits, or just those that you like. It will also tell you all of the cool stuff that happened that year. So, check out the year you graduated from high school, you were born, got married, etc. Great... Sign in to see full entry.

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