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poetry
I need help to think of 3 more lines to finish this poem. "Dashing trough the streets of Toy, Greeks with swords, and not one coy, Wooden horse was brought within, --------------------------------- --------------------------------- ---------------------------------
Monday, May 17, 2010 at 7:27pm

poem
You don't have to start with "There was . . ." http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Limerick_(p​oetry)
Sunday, May 16, 2010 at 6:48pm

Creature Alliteration Poetry
cock
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 5:32pm

Science
Thanks SraJMcGin, I'd also like to thank you for helping me with my poetry stuff. Thanks a lot:-)
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at 7:10pm

Poetry, Part 2
all of the above r right but... 6 is c 8 is d 10 is c just took it =)
Friday, May 7, 2010 at 9:20am

poetry
I think the assignment is for YOU to explain this poem, right? Here are a couple of links that will help you read it intelligently, with questions to ask yourself as you read: http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/​poetry-explication.html and http://www.uncp.edu/home/...
Thursday, May 6, 2010 at 8:35am

poetry
Can u please explain to me the poem On the wire by Robert service in detail?
Thursday, May 6, 2010 at 7:58am

please correct my essay with details please
“ Whoever loved that loved not at first sight?’- Christopher Marlowe. What does that quote mean? do you agree? Reflect on your thoughts about love at first sight. In this quote, it basically says that people that fall in love with someone, didn’t fall in love at...
Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 10:05pm

poetry
http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/pantoum-o​n-nature-s-patience/ (AABB...) You can also use Google to search for these terms: nature poems nature and realism poems nature and romanticism poems and others.
Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 5:19pm

poetry
what are some possible nature poems with a rhyme scheme of AAAA or AABB or ABAB or ABCB WITH alliteration,metaphor,onomatopoeia,perso​nification,and simile
Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 5:07pm

Creature Alliteration Poetry
Kenzi Bryant? STOP!
Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 1:08am

Writing about poetry
And here are some sites to help with writing about poetry: http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/​poetry-explication.html http://www.uncp.edu/home/canada/work/mar​kport/best/study/poetry.htm http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/c​omposition/literature.htm
Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 9:30pm

To SraMcJin
Sra, I want to thank you for all your help on my English poetry. You really are good at poetry. Thank you very much, I really appreciate it:-)LOL
Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 6:49pm

To Writeacher
You're into writing poetry, right? I have never been very good at writing poetry or helping students write poetry. Please listen to Sra and Guru for help with this.
Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 5:29am

Poetry, Part 2
b b b b d a a b c b d c a c c a c d a a
Monday, May 3, 2010 at 9:01pm

Lesson 4 Poetry, Part 1
since feeling is first” is best described as a _______ poem.
Monday, May 3, 2010 at 6:32pm

Creature Alliteration Poetry
im a ducher
Friday, April 30, 2010 at 5:28pm

Creature Alliteration Poetry
P.S. An idea for you: Go through a good dictionary, the letter "p" to get idea of what else you might use. Sra
Thursday, April 29, 2010 at 11:24pm

Creature Alliteration Poetry
Penguins can practice putting you in plastic putty..... Sra
Thursday, April 29, 2010 at 11:23pm

Creature Alliteration Poetry
Penguins put poor people pertaining to preference, party pretty playfully for peaceful placement, and patiently paint parasols paisley…perhaps. ?????
Thursday, April 29, 2010 at 10:19pm

English-Poetry
Yes! Think of what you would miss seeing, touching, tasting, smelling, hearing = anything that touches the senses. . .reading a good book, etc. Sra
Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at 2:25am

QUOTATION MARKS
Question 16 Use quotation marks to set off the exact words of someone else in all but which of the following options? Up to three lines of poetry A brief phrase Short quoted passages of less than four lines Long quotations of more than four lines my answer a brief phrase
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at 10:01pm

QUOTATION MARKS
Up to three lines of poetry
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at 9:51pm

QUOTATION MARKS
Question 16 Use quotation marks to set off the exact words of someone else in all but which of the following options? Up to three lines of poetry A brief phrase Short quoted passages of less than four lines Long quotations of more than four lines C
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at 9:08pm

To Ms. Sue
Ms. Sue could you please take a look at my previous post On English-Poetry. I'm supposed to make a list of 20 everday pleasures, which I did. Could you please see if they're good. Thank you very much for all your help:-)
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at 9:02pm

QUOTATION MARKS
When quoting two lines of poetry, what should you do? set off the lines as you would a longer quotation insert the lines the way you would any other quote, but in between the two lines of poetry, insert a slash insert the lines the way you would any other quote, but in between...
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at 8:56pm

English-Poetry
Are these good? -singing in the shower -sleeping in -coloring -laughing -sitting by the fireplace -playing in the snow
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at 8:52pm

English
Question 16 Use quotation marks to set off the exact words of someone else in all but which of the following options? Up to three lines of poetry A brief phrase Short quoted passages of less than four lines Long quotations of more than four lines MY ANSWER B
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at 8:42pm

English-Poetry
In Favour of being Alive Twenty-four years ago I tried to kill myself but with my usual incompetence did not manage to. Not even one good poem out of it. Obviously I was no Sylvia Plath. I don't know why I write about it now (and even now I am not giving details) except ...
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at 8:39pm

English Qutation Marks
4.When quoting two lines of poetry, what should you do? set off the lines as you would a longer quotation insert the lines the way you would any other quote, but in between the two lines of poetry, insert a slash insert the lines the way you would any other quote, but in ...
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at 8:36pm

QUOTATION MARKS
Question 16 Use quotation marks to set off the exact words of someone else in all but which of the following options? Up to three lines of poetry A brief phrase Short quoted passages of less than four lines Long quotations of more than four lines My Answer B
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at 8:32pm

QUOTATION MARKS
Question 16 Use quotation marks to set off the exact words of someone else in all but which of the following options? Up to three lines of poetry A brief phrase Short quoted passages of less than four lines Long quotations of more than four lines Question 17 In a direct ...
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at 2:45pm

QUOTATION MARKS
Question 1 Which of the following is one reason to use quotation marks in a sentence? to show you have used someone’s exact words in your paper and the quote is under four lines to mark an indirect quote to show paraphrased information you borrowed from a source to mark a...
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at 2:40pm

Poetry, Part 2
Go jump Sue,Just jump
Monday, April 26, 2010 at 3:59pm

Poetry, Part 2
Yea for real Ms.Sue. Ur uber lame yo!
Monday, April 26, 2010 at 3:58pm

poetry
Black can sometimes be a metaphor for death or sadness. You might want to try and google the poem. Some sites have explanations or information on the poems. You could also do a biography search on Sylvia Plath, she is a well known author and I think you could benefit from ...
Sunday, April 25, 2010 at 12:39am

poetry
Why does Sylvia Plath decide to behin her poem crossing the water with black and repeats it twice in the first line?
Sunday, April 25, 2010 at 12:09am

English poetry
Better -- good! 1. Make sure there are no instances of "I" or "you" or any of their forms anywhere in the poem. 2. Have someone read your paper aloud to you. Wherever the person stumbles or wherever it sounds weird to you, those are places where it needs ...
Saturday, April 24, 2010 at 7:18am

English-Poetry
First of all, I hope this isn't supposed to be all one paragraph. If it is, then fix it. If you intended separated paragraphs, you'll need to hit the Enter key twice after each paragraph to get them to show up separately on this website. The first three sentences are ...
Friday, April 23, 2010 at 9:03am

To Writeacher
Writeacher, you are the only Jiskha tutor I see on here right now, which can help me with my English. Can you please have a look at my previous English-Poetry post. Thank you very much in return:-)
Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 10:39pm

English-Poetry
....then slowly earth could be known as heaven is the ending I have good? Or could I change it to what I have listed above? Any other suggestions would be appreciated.
Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 9:07pm

English-Poetry
Wilfred Owen Dulce Et Decorum Est Bent double, like old beggars under sacks, Knock-kneed, coughing like hags, we cursed through sludge, Till on the haunting flares we turned our backs And towards our distant rest began to trudge. Men marched asleep. Many had lost their boots ...
Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 9:03pm

English-Poetry
Thank you SraJMcGin, you helped me a alot:-)
Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 10:22am

English-Poetry
fantasy quest is good. hinges like links, bonds, springs... experiences the seven wonders of the world / new cultures Sorry, but my brain is not working well at this hour! Sra
Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 2:37am

English-Poetry
Sorry, one more thing. Does fantasy quest make sense? Is there any other way I could reword that?
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 10:44pm

English-Poetry
This is the same poem I've been working on a couple of weeks ago. I have finished the ending, and would like some of your help. It will say somewhere in my poem(Any suggestions) I will appreciate all the help you could give me. Thank you very much:-) The magic box I will ...
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 10:43pm

english
http://www.angelfire.com/ct2/evenski/poe​try/repetition.html
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 9:47pm

English-Poetry
You're welcome, Sara.
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 9:37pm

English-Poetry
Thank you very much Ms. Sue:-)
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 9:34pm

English-Poetry
Sara, this is an excellent poem. It's supposed to be Love, Sara.
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 9:16pm

English-Poetry
My Guilt When I was a child I walked two miles to school accompanied by a neighbor boy two years younger. Freddie was fat and freckle faced with wheat-straw hair and a mean stepmother. It was late fall and one day his father bought him a new winter cap. It was made of heavy ...
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 9:10pm

poetry
I am not sure why it posted with all those symbols in there, my mistake. Just ignore them.
Sunday, April 18, 2010 at 2:17pm

poetry
In stanza II: "He'd a French!@#$%^&ed-hat on his forehead, a bunch of lace at his chin, A coat of the claret velvet, and breeches of brown doe-skin; They fitted with never a wrinkle: his boots were up to the thigh!"
Sunday, April 18, 2010 at 2:13pm

poetry
Select carefully from the following for help: http://search.yahoo.com/search?fr=mcafee​&p=what+the+highwayman+wears+in+the+poem​+by+Alfred+Noyes Sra
Sunday, April 18, 2010 at 2:12pm

poetry
what are four items is the highwayman wearing in the poem the highwayman by alfred noyes?
Sunday, April 18, 2010 at 1:46pm

English-Poetry
You're welcome.
Saturday, April 17, 2010 at 9:56pm

English-Poetry
thank you
Saturday, April 17, 2010 at 9:56pm

English-Poetry
I agree with you, and can't add anything. Here's the complete poem. (Broken Link Removed)
Saturday, April 17, 2010 at 9:32pm

English-Poetry
sorry = eonder = wonder
Saturday, April 17, 2010 at 9:25pm

English-Poetry
What does this line mean? What does it describe? Believe that right now there is someone who beleives in the eonder thats you -By Wish Belkin I think that it seems to give readers the courage to seek out in the real world and show their unique personality personality, which ...
Saturday, April 17, 2010 at 9:22pm

English
How may we help you specifically, other than providing definitions and/or exam ples of each type of ode? Please don't be frustrated at not seeing an answer from us. We HELP with what you DO, but we both learn so much more when you DO first and then tell us specifically how...
Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at 9:47am

English
Look at the poem again. As far as I'm concerned, poetry MUST be read aloud. Think about it. Look up any of those 4 words from the choices, if you aren't absolutely sure of all the nuances. Take your best guess. By knowing how you think, we can also assist you better. Sra
Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at 9:42am

English
I am writing a research paper on Billy Collins' poetry. What are his main themes? I need three... So far I have middle-class American life...
Tuesday, April 6, 2010 at 5:34pm

English
How to eat a poem Don't be polite. Bite in. Pick it up with your fingers and lick the juice that may run down your chin. It is ready and ripe now, whenever you are. You do not need a knife or fork or spoon or plate or napkin or tablecloth. For there is no core or stem or ...
Tuesday, March 30, 2010 at 9:34pm

English
Some other words you could use would be carefully, insightfully, passionately and open minded. It might be stretching it a little bit, but when you talk about spirits, you usually talk about connections (like connections to the spirit world or connections to something you may ...
Tuesday, March 30, 2010 at 9:06pm

English
I'm doing questions on the poem called "You are reading this too fast", by Ken Norris, and I need help with some of the questions. Here is the actual poem: You are reading this too fast. Slow down, for this is poetry and poetry works slowly. Unless you live with ...
Tuesday, March 30, 2010 at 8:42pm

English
paintings, karate, drawings, cartoon s, costumes, hats, poetry, photography, architecture, ballet, sculpture, ceramica Sra
Tuesday, March 30, 2010 at 1:03am

Literature-Poetry
All of Ashley's answers are right.
Saturday, March 27, 2010 at 10:55am

poetry
What are the lines that show her vision of God?
Friday, March 26, 2010 at 1:04pm

poetry
sojourner's vision of god is an example of an
Friday, March 26, 2010 at 12:48pm

Interpret Poetry
If I post does that mean i can read other's opinions?
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at 4:23pm

Poetry
You might begin here: http://www.google.com/search?q=thesis+st​atement+for+%22Mid-Term+Break%22+by+Seam​us+Heaney&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org​.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a​ Sra
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at 2:46am

Poetry
The question is "how do YOU explain them!" This is a love poem and because he is alone in the afternoon, it could possibly be during the siesta time. Note the ardour in the vocabulary; the poet is intensely in love. Can't you "feel" the emotion? Sra
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at 2:42am

Poetry
Please see your later post with the same question. Do you need definitions of simile and/or metaphor? Just ask. Sra
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at 2:40am

Poetry
simile = turning like a drowning man's. metaphor = oceanic eyes. Sra
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at 2:37am

Poetry
Known for his love poems, you will find help here: http://www.google.com/search?q=Pablo+Ner​uda%27s+poem+%22Leaning+into+the+afterno​ons%22&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mo​zilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a Sra
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at 2:35am

Poetry
A simile uses like or as to compare things. A metaphor is a implicit comparison for ex. He is a snake. It doesn't use like or as, but like a simile it still compares things. One simile would be: The birds of night peck at the first stars that flash like my soul when I love...
Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at 9:03pm

Poetry
Not many people have read that poem. You may want to post it on here, for others to go through.
Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at 8:58pm

Poetry
How can I explain the first five lines in the poem "Leaning Into The Afternoons" by Pablo Neruda? Leaning into the afternoons, I cast my sad nets towards your oceanic eyes. There, in the highest blaze my solitude lengthens and flames; Its arms turning like a drowning...
Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at 8:57pm

Poetry
What is one metaphor and one simile in the poem "Leaning Into The Afternoons" by Pablo Neruda? What do they mean and how do they aid what Neruda is trying to state in the poem? I NEED HELP PLAEASE!!!!!
Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at 8:56pm

Poetry
What is one metaphor and one simile in the poem "Leaning Into The Afternoons" by Pablo Neruda? What do they mean and how do they aid what Neruda is trying to state in the poem?
Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at 7:31pm

Poetry
How can I explain the first five lines in the poem "Leaning Into The Afternoons" by Pablo Neruda? Leaning into the afternoons, I cast my sad nets towards your oceanic eyes. There, in the highest blaze my solitude lengthens and flames; Its arms turning like a drowning...
Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at 7:27pm

Poetry
What would be a good thesis statement for "Mid-Term Break" by Seamus Heaney I've read it about 100 times and I've analyzed it a bunch of times and need help with at least two of the three prong thesis statement.
Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at 5:50pm

English
http://www.jstor.org/pss/27560489 I wish I could give you the entire article to give to your immature instructor. This is a child safe site, you walked the borderline on child safety with this post. Adult themes, even it the pretext of art (see the link I gave you), are not ...
Saturday, March 20, 2010 at 1:37pm

English
Hey, I need your suggestions on this one. Could you please name some of the most beautiful, most emotional pieces of writing you've ever read. It can be poetry or prose or titles of novels or even someting you've written yourself, if your gonna do that can you please ...
Friday, March 19, 2010 at 9:20pm

poetry
I'm a terrible poet, but I can see that this story has some humorous poetry in it. 'Twas a slow news day When Sundance got away. His life was at stake, So he made his break.
Friday, March 19, 2010 at 8:09pm

poetry
Read it, selecting words that are easy to rhyme. There are rhyming dictionaries to help you, but I like to pick a word and then go through the alphabet finding what rhymes. Decide what kind of rhyme scheme you want: AA, BB, etc. is the easiest but you can do AB, AB etc. Take ...
Friday, March 19, 2010 at 8:07pm

poetry
In school i have to write a POEM about story from the newspaper. can anone help me? thats the story: TAMWORTH ONE COPS IT IN COPSE, ENDING GREAT ESCAPE. After more than a week on the run the Sundance Pig was not going to come quietly. His partner might have been captured, but ...
Friday, March 19, 2010 at 7:52pm

Literature-Poetry
Ashley's answers are all right. Thanks! =)
Thursday, March 18, 2010 at 5:19pm

english
Can you please see if my corrections are ok? Thank you very much for helping me. 1) Refer then to the point of view from which a narration (instead of narrative story) can be told and the types of characters involved. 2) What message of nature does Davies want to convey in his...
Thursday, March 18, 2010 at 2:25pm

English lit
Here are two websites with very clear directions for reading and explicating a poem effectively: http://www.uncp.edu/home/canada/work/mar​kport/best/study/poetry.htm http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/​poetry-explication.html Let us know what you come up with...
Monday, March 15, 2010 at 7:06pm

English lit
I need to write a explication about this poem, can you help? A poem comes straight from inside the heart A poet with his own poem he will never part A poet feels and can see what others cannot see A poet can see beauty in bees and the fruitful pure tree A poet looks on and can...
Monday, March 15, 2010 at 6:11pm

english
http://www.imschools.org/cms/Units/Poetr​y/personif.htm
Monday, March 15, 2010 at 5:18pm

poetry
What are your choices?
Sunday, March 14, 2010 at 10:00pm

poetry
The Line"I Wandered lonely as a cloud" is an exaple of what ?
Sunday, March 14, 2010 at 9:55pm

poetry
Here are some websites for ideas that can help you get going on writing a poem: http://www.poetryexpress.org/ http://www.poetry4kids.com/index.php http://thewordshop.tripod.com/forms.html​ Be sure to post your poem when you have a draft -- especially if you want comments...
Thursday, March 11, 2010 at 10:06am

poetry
want to write a poem about vehicle
Thursday, March 11, 2010 at 9:46am

poetry
The fact that this big clock has a name is a great jumping off point! http://www.tnellen.com/cybereng/lit_term​s/personification.html Read through this to make sure you are clear on what personification is (and a couple of GOOD examples). Close your eyes and imagine all ...
Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at 9:00am

poetry
I need help, writing a personification poem about big ben. any ideas?
Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at 8:20am

introduction to literature
CAN THIS BE POSTED TO A LINK THAT CAN LATER BE REMOVED? 1. Creating Art - After completing the required readings for this week, discuss how you see the theme of creating art developing in the different stories and poems. What did you learn about the human impulse to create? ...
Sunday, March 7, 2010 at 2:42pm

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