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The Star's whole Secret --

For over a month I’ve been going back to this poem from Emily Dickinson, trying to figure it out. Sometimes I think I get it. Other times I feel like giving up. 554 more words

Spiritual Formation

The Poet Answers

Answer Morning –
Where is the moon –
Where are the stars –
Where are the dreams?

Ah, said Morning –
Where is the dew – 134 more words


Conflicting Passions

Why be interested in the grandfather of a poet, long dead?

After viewing Terence Davies’ movie, A Quiet Passion I was intrigued by the contradictions that were portrayed in Emily Dickinson’s life. 434 more words

Emily Dickinson

Proverbial Thursday - Global Words of Wisdom

I find there to be profound wisdom in proverbs, sayings and quotes and I marvel at the way they are so succinct in communicating the message to the reader. 96 more words


Archives and Collaborative Documents in the Literature Classroom

Last Tuesday, I wrote about some of the ways I have been implementing technology into my composition and literature classrooms. Today, I want to speak about a couple of more ways that I am incorporating the Internet and Web 2.0 tools into the literature classroom. 1,052 more words

African American Literature

Because I could not stop for Death – (479)

Because I could not stop for Death –

He kindly stopped for me –

The Carriage held but just Ourselves –

And Immortality.

We slowly drove – He knew no haste… 102 more words