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Just a ManToday we celebrate Martin Luther King;just a man, but a man, whose works we sing.A man with the gift to inspire with words,move us with ideas that need to be heard.African-American born in the south,preacher's son with a rebellious mouth.Early on, refusing to answer to "boy", joined church choir, sang with fervor and joy.Husband and father, nurtured love in his home,but heart held so much more, told in this tome.Called to be a blazing Baptist minister,preaching equality, nothing sinister.Dr. King taught not to strike out in protest,but, sit-ins, speaking up in the process.Fiery, 50s
Explore the Craft of Writing Poetry The Ode Often Odes are named for the theme or subject of the poem. Here are a few: Elegy, Obsequy, Threnody Ode Elemental Ode is a poem that glorifies everyday things. Chilean poet Pablo Neruda is associated with this genre and is a master at venerating the most common things, the sock, salt, and/or tomato. The frame is at the discretion of the poet. Ode to the Onion by Pablo Neruda Ode to My Left Hand by Judi Van Gorder Oh, neglected left hand, I know I have not favored you in the past, the right seems
Explore the Craft of Writing Poetry Italian Verse Blank Verse is a genre of poetry that gives the hint of form without the restraints. It is called Blank Verse because the end of the line is "blank", it has no rhyme. It is especially suited to long narrative verse because of the lack of rhyme or prescribed break in line number. However just because there is no end rhyme, other rhyme elements such as assonance, alliteration and consonance enrich the sound and should not be ignored. Also rather than being confined to a specified number of lines in a stanza, it is strophic. The breaks come