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Final Jeopardy for 7/13/11

Category: Name the Poet “The spirit who bideth by himself/in the land of mist and snow/he loved the bird that loved the man/who shot him with his bow” Answer: Samuel Taylor Coleridge Advertisements

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Ozymandias

Ozymandias I met a traveller from an antique land Who said: “Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert. Near them on the sand, Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown And wrinkled lip and sneer … Continue reading

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The Heart of the Tree

The Heart of the Tree WHAT does he plant who plants a tree?         He plants a friend of sun and sky; He plants the flag of breezes free; The shaft of beauty, towering high. He plants a home to heaven … Continue reading

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Final Jeopardy for 5/03/11

Category: American Poets “Bearing the bandages, water & sponge, straight & swift to my wounded I go”, he wrote in “The Wound-Dresser” Answer: Walt Whitman

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The Emperor of Ice Cream by Wallace Stevens

The Emperor of Ice-Cream Call the roller of big cigars, The muscular one, and bid him whip In kitchen cups concupiscent curds. Let the wenches dawdle in such dress As they are used to wear, and let the boys Bring … Continue reading

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Rod McKuen

Poet Rod McKuen playing record on stereo set while pet Siamese cat nuzzles his face affectionately. Location: San Francisco, CA, US Date taken: 1967 Photographer: Ralph Crane Poet Rod McKuen swinging from sign which is title of one his songs, … Continue reading

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