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Flower or Flour

May 29, 2016
Flower or Flour

To be perfectly honest, there isn’t much to say about these words, “flower” and “flour”. I chose this pair of homophones because I saw people hesitating before writing one of the two forms. They know what the words mean and they use the proper pronunciation, but it might be a bit difficult for beginners to […]

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Sonnet 98

April 27, 2016
Sonnet 98

From you have I been absent in the spring, When proud-pied April dress’d in all his trim Hath put a spirit of youth in every thing, That heavy Saturn laugh’d and leap’d with him. Yet nor the lays of birds nor the sweet smell Of different flowers in odour and in hue Could make me […]

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A Rose Has Thorns As Well As Honey

May 8, 2015
A Rose Has Thorns As Well As Honey

A rose has thorns as well as honey, I’ll not have her for love or money; An iris grows so straight and fine, That she shall be no friend of mine; Snowdrops like the snow would chill me; Nightshade would caress and kill me; Crocus like a spear would fright me; Dragon’s-mouth might bark or […]

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