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Poetry Trivia
« on: July 06, 2013, 06:12 PM »
O my Luve's like a red, red rose
That's newly sprung in June:
O my Luve's like the melodie
That's sweetly play'd in tune!

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Who was the author:  Stephen Foster, Robert Frost, Robert Burns, Edgar Allan Poe, or Emily Dickenson?
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Re: Poetry Trivia
« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2013, 01:46 PM »
The answer is:  Robert Burns

O, MY Luve's like a red, red rose,
That's newly sprung in June.
O, my Luve's like the melodie,
That's sweetly play'd in tune.
 
As fair art thou, my bonie lass,
So deep in luve am I,
And I will luve thee still, my dear,
Till a' the seas gang dry.
 
Till a' the seas gang dry, my dear,
And the rocks melt wi' the sun!
And I will luve thee still, my dear,
While the sands o' life shall run.
 
And fare thee weel, my only luve,
And fare thee weel a while!
And I will come again, my luve,
Tho' it were ten thousand mile!
~ Marsha ~
 

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Re: Poetry Trivia
« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2018, 08:20 PM »
NAME THE AUTHOR:

These lines below are from a poem of a famous author … the author was speaking of a friend who had died suddenly of a cerebral hemorrhage. The poem, entitled In Memoriam A.H.H., took _____________ seventeen years to write, revealing how deeply his friend’s death had affected him. Unlike a funeral elegy to a particular person, however, it reflects on bigger concepts, such as the cruelty of nature and death.


“I hold it true, whate’er befall;
 I feel it when I sorrow most;
‘Tis better to have loved and lost
 Than never to have loved at all.”
~ Marsha ~
 

"Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement." -- Donald A. Laird