outside is an august leaf all crumpled dry shivered but has a breath of june.
dead ready to be dead dog done.
singSING that i don't-what-do-i know. HOURS.
God is...God is limited.God is... by Masa-chan
God is real.
I am partially a deist. I have been raised in a traditional, American, southern Apostolic-Pentecostal church. I have been taught God all my life, but only recently discovered what I know He should be for me. I have grown up around holy-rollers and bible-thumpers and heretics. Those terms dont insult me. Ive had the Bible drilled into me. Ive breathed and regurgitated its words. Ive eaten the flesh of Christ, drank his blood. Ive studied all kinds of faith, all kinds of religion, and Im not finished, yet. I sit in my church, and have my own service inside myself. If fellow church-goers were to fully know my stance on God, I'd probably be rebuked and dis-fellowshipped, disowned.
Yet, none of this has driven me away from God.
If anything, its drawn me to a better understanding, a deeper connection than what some have.
God is, simply, God.
God does not answer e
Lesson 1 - Basics of MeterQUOTE OF THE DAYLesson 1 - Basics of Meter by Professor-Flare
"Life is tons of discipline. Your first discipline is your vocabulary; then your grammar and your punctuation. Then, in your exuberance and bounding energy you say you're going to add to that. Then you add rhyme and meter. And your delight is in that power."
- Robert Frost
As Robert Frost is saying, meter and rhyme are not the most important parts of writing. They are the most intricate when creating poetry, but poems can be written without them. I began my poetry with free verse, and gradually became more and more fixed as I went on to learn more about how meter affects the poem, and how rhyme, alliteration, assonance, and the like also affect the reader's experience with a piece of poetry. And my free verse is all the better for it. Even if you never write another fixed poem after finishing this course, an intricate understanding of the rules of conventional poe