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#20: I Hear America Singing

Hi Friends, we are almost in December, can you believe it? This is the 20th Whitman Wednesday, marking five months of poetry! Today’s poem is “I Hear America Singing.” 421 more words

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Comics for Dinovember

I want to start off by apologizing that for the first time, I was unable to find appropriate comics for the recent Thanksgiving holiday. Not a lot of series out there have specific Thanksgiving issues, nor are there a lot about turkeys or something. 701 more words


Pulitzer Project: Laughing Boy, Oliver La Farge (1930)

A Brief Summary*: At a ceremonial dance, the young, earnest silversmith Laughing Boy falls in love with Slim Girl, a beautiful but elusive “American”-educated Navajo. As they experience all of the joys and uncertainties of first love, the couple must face a changing way of life and its tragic consequences… 599 more words

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#19: When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer

Hi Friends, if you’re just tuning in, every Wednesday, we talk Whitman! We are still trekking our way through the first section of Leaves of Grass, but I thought I’d mix things up a bit today. 891 more words

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Long time no write..

It’s been a while…..

Hey all how’s it been for you??…

I know I’ve been gone a while. I’ve been wanting to get on and write but for some reason I’m only inspired when I’m laying down going to sleep. 474 more words


Infinite Jest - Vocabulary II.

I had so much fun going through some of the vocabulary words I learned from the first chapter of DFW’s Infinite Jest (almost two months ago), that I thought I’d continue to share some of the more interesting words and sentences here. 418 more words

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#18: The Ship Starting

“The Ship Starting”

Lo, the unbounded sea,
On its breast a ship starting, spreading all sails, carrying even
her moonsails.
The pennant is flying aloft as she speeds she speeds so stately—

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