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Poem-a-Day Writer’s Digest Challenge #2. Theme: Animal Spirit (or Spirit Animal)

It seems like the prompts this year align perfectly with what I’m already writing in my ENC1102 class.  This book left an impression on me, and had a tremendous and positive impact on the way horses were treated. 210 more words

Children's Classic I Loved As a Kid

Classic Remarks is a meme hosted over at Pages Unbound. Every Friday they ask a question about classic literature. Participants are asked to discuss the themes, canon formation, the ‘timelessness’ of literature, and modes of interpretation. 395 more words

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Our Very Own Black Beauty Story

“Master said, God had given men reason, by which they could find out
things for themselves; but he had given animals knowledge which did not… 359 more words

Rosary Cemetery

Rosary Cemetery was the first non-denominational burial ground in the United Kingdom, and is the dead centre of Norwich. The oldest part of it dates from the mid-nineteenth century, and the most famous person buried there is Anna Sewell, the author of Black Beauty. 129 more words


Black Beauty--Anna Sewell

This might seem like an odd choice for me since I’m not a 9 year old girl with a horse obsession.

And if you ARE…don’t read this book kid. 294 more words


Kindness Quote of the Day - Anna Sewell

“There is no religion without love,
and people may talk as much as
they like about their religion, but
if it does not teach them to be good… 11 more words

More Than Just a Horse


They say a horse is just a horse. Is that an accurate statement? Does a horse just plod through the grass eating apples with nary a thought in his head? 969 more words