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Words Are Ours by Michael Rosen

In the beginning was the word and the word is ours: the names of places, the names of flowers, the names of names, words are ours. Page-turners for early-learners How to boil an egg or mend a leg Words are … Continue reading

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A Song: Lying is an occupation by Laetitia Pilkington

Lying is an occupation, Used by all who mean to rise; Politicians owe their station, But to well concerted lies. These to lovers give assistance, To ensnare the fair-one’s heart; And the virgin’s best resistance Yields to this commanding art. … Continue reading

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Love Song by Dorothy Parker

My own dear love, he is strong and bold And he cares not what comes after. His words ring sweet as a chime of gold, And his eyes are lit with laughter. He is jubilant as a flag unfurled— Oh, … Continue reading

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A Toast to the Men by Edgar Albert Guest

Dedicated to the Women Here’s to the men! Since Adam’s time They’ve always been the same; Whenever anything goes wrong, The woman is to blame. From early morn to late at night, The men fault-finders are; They blame us if … Continue reading

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