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Writing an Alexandrine

What is this fear of an Alexandrine? It’s just one more
Of those old forms you learn in school.

It’s just one more of those old forms you learned in grammar school… 218 more words

Brigid

The flaming beauty’s anticipated,
in preparation they make her a bed.
For all through the winter they have waited,
and they have nothing but hope in their heads; 169 more words

Creative

Parrots in Paradise

I can’t believe I’ve only got a week left at Parrots in Paradise…

I don’t wanna leave.  I love the birds, I love the people and I love the area.  2,431 more words

Australia

SCADS16 Seleucus I SC 202Ad

SELEUCUS I

ECBATANA

Silver tetradrachm, Alexandrine type

SC 202Ad

Obv.: Head of young Heracles r. in lion skin headdress, dotted border.

Rev.: ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ on r., Zeus enthroned l., holding eagle and scepter, dotted border. 37 more words

Zeus

SCADS15 Seleucus I SC 84Ad

SELEUCUS I

BABYLON I, THE “IMPERIAL” WORKSHOP

Silver fifth stater (fifth tetradrachm), Alexandrine type

SC 84Ad (17mm, 3.21gm.)

Obv.: Head of young Heracles r. in lion skin headdress, dotted border. 63 more words

Seleucus I

Poem: "Vanishing Point"

I tried something somewhat different with this sonnet. The body of the poem is written in amphibrachic meter (the first two quatrains are tetrameter and the last is pentameter), while the closing couplet is written in fourteeners. 208 more words

Literature