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July 19, 2012 Posted by: Lanxi

When I finished typing my news article, I didn't know what else to do.  There wasn't anything else I had to type.  I ended up reading a Wikipedia article about the poet Sylvia Plath.  I think Ranger Renee was looking at me funny; everyone else had Word documents open.

In 8th grade, my Language Arts teacher, an ardent fan of Poe, spent an entire unit studying the subject.  I had to read several of his stories and even more poems.  It'll be interesting to see the place where he lived.

I need to learn how to make my essays interesting without constantly referring to myself.  I, me, my...

Need to write substantial creative work for tomorrow.  Once I saw a painting by Dali (is there an accent over the i in his name?).  It depicted two lions and a fish jumping out in a line from a pomegranate.  What an interesting painting, I thought...


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  1. Larry - Pennsylvania
    July 19, 2012 at 06:40

    I am also a fan of Poe. My favorite story is the Tell-Tale Heart. What is your favorite?

  2. Ranger Renee
    July 19, 2012 at 02:30

    What did the painting mean to you?

 

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