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Ten Generations Lesson

This poem is based in part on Genesis 6:5-14 and the lessons derived from the life of Noah and the ten generation curse that walked us from the Garden of Eden to the great flood. Ten Generations Lesson by Michael … Continue reading

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Sin’s Darkfold

Man’s fallen state has led us to many mistakes that take us far from the nature way we were meant to be like.  Because of this, many hear the call of sin like a siren’s song.  It’s been that way … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Paradise Lost – John Milton

As previously discussed the epic blank verse poem Paradise Lost was a sort of mirror to Virgil’s Aeneid.  It is considered by critics to be Milton’s major work.  The poem relates the Biblical tale of the fall of man through the temptation of … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Paradise Lost – John Milton

John Milton was a 17th Century English poet.  He is considered one of greatest of the English poets ever. His major work is said to be Paradise Lost.  It is an epic poem written in blank verse and consists depending on … Continue reading

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Take Five, #1: The Serpent

At tonight’s short form poetry workshop, we engaged in a sort of game of poetic wordplay.  The goal of the game is to take five selected lesser used words and quickly form a dash of poetry from these words. The … Continue reading

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