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The Lowest Form of Poetry

A limerick is a strictly structured device used to deliver appealing nonsense with amazing precision. It has been called, without hostility, the lowest form of poetry. Edward Lear, a master of the limerick, had great influence on Lewis Carroll. Consider … Continue reading

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I’m in the middle of several assignments and until they are finished my mind won’t rest. It’s an uncomfortable feeling, this restlessness, not quite physical but almost. This stanza from “What’s Up” always comes to mind: And so I cry … Continue reading

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