Valentine's Day Rhyme
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There’s an interesting site called History and Geography of Europe and the World. It shows maps of different geographical locations at different points in time. For example, you can see what Europe was like in 300AD. Of course it was mostly controlled by the Roman Empire. But then you can [...]
I was recently corresponding with my friend Ray Lee who came to the U.S. from Hong Kong back in the 1980’s. We were discussing how sometimes immigrants preserve songs that have been forgotten in their homeland. I’ve noticed this several times in my work with songs from around the globe. [...]
I love the rhythm and language of the poem "A Negro Love Song" by Paul Dunbar. It seems fitting to share given that Valentine’s Day is coming soon and it’s Black History Month. Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872 – 1906) was born in Ohio. He wrote poems, plays and novels in both [...]
Ayako Egawa wrote to us from Japan about how she makes chocolate ganache to celebrate Valentine’s Day. She shared her recipe with us below! "Valentine's day is coming. I made chocolate ganache for my friends. Sweet chocolate makes them happy! :)" -Ayako Recipe for [...]
Up-Hill is a poem about a weary traveller. It can also be a metaphor for life. You can listen to 2 recordings of “Up-Hill below. One is recited, the other sung. You can also read along with the text. Enjoy! Mama Lisa MP3 Recording of the Poem Up-Hill MP3 Recording of the Poem Up-Hill – [...]