[LMB] FW: Fwd: Re: O.G. Rappers OT:
mathews55 at msn.com
Mon Aug 19 14:18:51 BST 2019
John Brunner? Flecker I know, and wish "The Golden Road to Samarkand" was in priont as a standalone, instead of being imbedded in a play.
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Subject: [LMB] FW: Fwd: Re: O.G. Rappers OT:
On Sat, 17 Aug 2019 14:13:27 +0000 (UTC), pouncer at aol.com wrote in
message ID <809826449.460725.1566051207951 at mail.yahoo.com>:
>I'm old, now. But back in MY day the education system rewarded us
>for memorizing narrative poems. Robert W Service and Ruyard
>Kipling... Robert Frost and Emily Dickinson are all very well but
>Longfellow and Coleridge and Noyes, oh my!
>The wind was a torrent of darkness, upon the gusty trees,
>The moon was a ghostly galleon, tossing on cloudy seas,
>The road was a ribbon of silver across the purple moor,
>and the Highwayman came riding, riding, riding,
>The Highwayman came riding up, up to the old inn-door ...
The only poems I know by heart are by James Elroy Flecker and John
Seemingly unreasonable people attempt to adapt the world to themselves.
Much progress, therefore, depends on such people. - George Bernard Shaw
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