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Writing: Exploring Figurative Language

This week I have been exploring figurative language with the help of Mary Oliver, and her well laid out book “A Poetry Handbook.”

Figurative language is not completely new to me. 534 more words

Writing

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Here’s an illustration.

There once was a beautiful woman. She was intelligent as she was beautiful; she was compassionate, honest and selfless. Wherever she went, she carried around a silk drawstring bag. 471 more words

Story

Proverbs & Idioms

Proverbs

  1. Actions speak louder than words: jangan hanya bicara, tunjukkan dengan perbuatan.
  2. All that glitters is not gold: penampilan bisa menipu.
  3. The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree: buah jatuh tidak jauh dari pohonnya.
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If I were to meet myself in hell, the first thing that I’d do would be to run for shelter, hide within my open skull, become a refugee of metaphor. 32 more words

Fiction

The Top 5: Spring 2014

June 21st was the first day of summer and you know what that means. We saw the numbers and noticed THE TOP 5 for the Spring quarter. 350 more words

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