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Pony Pony went down to the watch factory to watch her father watch the watches in the watch factory

Do you recognize that line?  In 5th grade, we read (or had read to us) a story about popcorn containing my title line:  “Pony Pony went down to the watch factory to watch her father watch the watches in the watch factory.”  That string of words stuck in my memory for over FIFTY YEARS!!!!  348 more words

Memories

New eBook: The American Entomologist Poet's Guide to the Order of Insects

In addition to being a scientist, entomology professor, and editor-in-chief of American Entomologist, Gene Kritsky is also an art enthusiast and a scholar of insects in literature and the arts. 627 more words

Entomology News

Black Horizons | Carl Sandburg

Black horizons, come up.
Black horizons, kiss me.
That is all; so many lies; killing so cheap;
babies so cheap; blood, people so cheap; and… 71 more words

Poetry

My favourite poems: "Losers" by Carl Sandberg

IF I should pass the tomb of Jonah

I would stop there and sit for awhile;

Because I was swallowed one time deep in the dark… 162 more words

Poetry

Dreams in the Dusk

Dreams in the Dusk By Carl Sandburg Dreams in the dusk,
Only dreams closing the day
And with the day’s close going back 45 more words
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