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Good Poem #25 - Ozymandias by Shelley

Here is Shelley’s well-known sonnet putting each of us in our place.

“Look on my works, ye Mighty and despair”

OZYMANDIAS

by Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822) 111 more words

at home

Eds. Note: This powerful poem was inspired by @ImPalestine’s tweet: “I look forward to surviving. If I don’t, remember that I wasn’t Hamas or a militant, nor was I used as a human shield. 462 more words

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Good Poem #24 - The Gila Monster Route

This poem refers to a fictional railroad so forlorn that it was named for the gila monster, a venomous lizard of the American Southwest. I found originally it in an old poetry anthology I had for years (“One Hundred American Poems” – 50 cents). 677 more words

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The Owl and the Pussy-cat

by Edward Lear

I

The Owl and the Pussy-cat went to sea

In a beautiful pea-green boat,

They took some honey, and plenty of money, 226 more words

Books

Hujurat

Eds. Note: We’re celebrating the stories and perspectives of Muslim youth between the ages of 18-25 this month! Tune in on Twitter to join the #MYRising conversations and check out our sister sites… 639 more words

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Longing

Eds. Note: Wishing our readers a blessed Eid filled with peace, beauty, & joy! Ramadan may have ended, but our hearts are filled with longing for the month again. 448 more words

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Running Orders

Running Orders

“They call us now.
Before they drop the bombs.
The phone rings
and someone who knows my first name
calls and says in perfect Arabic… 281 more words

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