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POETRY!!!

Postby pooh_bear » Wed Sep 22, 2004 7:42 pm

----william wordsworth----poetry arose from emotion recollected in tranquililty
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Postby jonrey10 » Wed Sep 22, 2004 8:01 pm

you mean he's tranquilized everytime he compose a poem?
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Postby pooh_bear » Wed Sep 22, 2004 8:07 pm

O Captain! my Captain! our fearful trip is done,
The ship has weather'd every rack, the prize we sought is won,
The port is near, the bells I hear, the people all exulting,
While follow eyes the steady keel, the vessel grim and daring;
But O heart! heart! heart!
O the bleeding drops of red,
Where on the deck my Captain lies,
Fallen cold and dead.

O Captain! my Captain! rise up and hear the bells;
Rise up--for you the flag is flung--for you the bugle trills,
For you bouquets and ribbon'd wreaths for you the shores a crowding,
For you they call, the swaying mass, their eager faces turning;
Here Captain! dear father!
This arm beneath your head!
It is some dream that on the deck,
You've fallen cold and dead.

My Captain does not answer, his lips are pale and still,
My father does not feel my arm, he has no pulse nor will,
The ship is anchord safe and sound, it's voyage closed and done,
From fearful trip the victor ship comes in with object won;
Exult, O shores, and ring, O bells!
But I with mournful tread,
Walk the deck my captain lies,
Fallen cold and dead.



-----walt whitman-----
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Postby jonrey10 » Wed Sep 22, 2004 8:09 pm

pooh_bear wrote:O Captain! my Captain! our fearful trip is done,
The ship has weather'd every rack, the prize we sought is won,
The port is near, the bells I hear, the people all exulting,
While follow eyes the steady keel, the vessel grim and daring;
But O heart! heart! heart!
O the bleeding drops of red,
Where on the deck my Captain lies,
Fallen cold and dead.

O Captain! my Captain! rise up and hear the bells;
Rise up--for you the flag is flung--for you the bugle trills,
For you bouquets and ribbon'd wreaths for you the shores a crowding,
For you they call, the swaying mass, their eager faces turning;
Here Captain! dear father!
This arm beneath your head!
It is some dream that on the deck,
You've fallen cold and dead.

My Captain does not answer, his lips are pale and still,
My father does not feel my arm, he has no pulse nor will,
The ship is anchord safe and sound, it's voyage closed and done,
From fearful trip the victor ship comes in with object won;
Exult, O shores, and ring, O bells!
But I with mournful tread,
Walk the deck my captain lies,
Fallen cold and dead.


-----walt whitman-----


The most popular poem when I was in the intermediate level.
Nice to read that again. :)
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Postby pooh_bear » Wed Sep 22, 2004 8:09 pm

your funny...hahaha :wink:
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Postby jonrey10 » Wed Sep 22, 2004 8:21 pm

Yes, even in the Little Miss Philippines, the children loves to recite that poem.
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