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The Dark Side of Mother Goose

by • April 30, 2015
Blind-Mouse

Murder, torture, mass death by plague…not exactly the stuff of children’s literature, right? Actually, if you read the rhymes of Mother Goose, it is. Most people don’t realize the macabre history of these innocuous-sounding rhymes, but dig beneath the surface, and you’ll find Mother Goose poetry is… MORE →

A Daily Dose of Poetry: Day 20

by • April 29, 2015
Jabberwocky

Help us to celebrate National Poetry Month; share this poem with your friends! Lewis Carroll is well-known for his Wonderland tales. However, Carroll is also a skilled poet. “Jabberwocky” is perhaps the most famous and is popular largely due to the way Carroll played with nonsensical words… MORE →

A Daily Dose of Poetry: Day 18

by • April 27, 2015
Stopping by Woods in a Snowy Evening

Help us to celebrate National Poetry Month; share this poem with your friends! “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” Robert Frost Whose woods these are I think I know. His house is in the village though; He will not see me stopping here To watch his… MORE →