Monthly Archives February 2017

At Our Doorstep

At Our Doorstep   Pastor asked from the pulpit: “Has the Anti-Christ come?”   Is this the last hour? Can one Deceiver rock the planet Through fanatic nationalism, Spreading Its sinister arms to all those elsewhere? Keep out!   Seen before, so often, so often… Back in the day ‒ Viewed now on black and white films, The transmission of unscrupulous orders, Marching through Europe.   And Europe saw it again. In this time, in this hour. Hordes streaming from far-off, Meandering through distant lands. Meeting closed borders.   Oh, but not here! We want them to come. Begin anew,
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The Creation of Poetry

The creation of poetry There is no way of knowing, when the art of poetry first began. It is assumed that the origins are steeped in an oral tradition, frequently employed as a means of recording history, storytelling to an audience, perhaps sung, often paying tribute to deities. To aid memorization, there was already a form to these, including rhythm and repetition. When written composition began, it meant poets began to write for an absent audience, though likely scholars. The earliest written work may have been The Tale of the Shipwrecked Sailor which is a story of an Ancient Egyptian’s
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Categories: Poetry.