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Started by polly_mer, May 20, 2019, 05:47:31 PM
Quote from: hmaria1609 on June 27, 2019, 07:07:43 PMDo whatever you want--I'm just the background dancer in your show!
Quote from: polly_mer on June 03, 2019, 09:10:58 PMWe did get rain! Enough rain that we still had puddles when I got out of work.
Quote from: aside on June 04, 2019, 04:14:12 AMQuote from: polly_mer on June 03, 2019, 09:10:58 PMWe did get rain! Enough rain that we still had puddles when I got out of work.So did you jump and splash in them?
Quote from: Juvenal on June 04, 2019, 03:38:51 PMToday? Perfection (yesterday, too). James Russell Lowell wrote "What is so rare as a day in June?/Then if ever come perfect days." Well, he did live in New England, where one sickens of winter, but I'm not entirely distant from that locus, so a fine June day near Boston can be a fine June day hereabouts, too.I don't call Lowell exactly a poetaster, but he is certainly a dim light in the poetic firmament now, despite this good Q/A that has long stuck in my mind (usually surfacing on a fine June day). Not taking time looking up the quotation, who can name the poem it comes from? It's the first two lines, too. And I had to look it up again, anyway. Then he goes on about trees and flowers and birdies. I stopped.