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Poetry and other nonsense

Gus Barrett

Poetry and other nonsense

a collection of verses

by Gus Barrett

  • 52 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Trafford in Victoria, B.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Poems.

Statementby Gus Barrett.
The Physical Object
Pagination134 p. ;
Number of Pages134
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22633911M
ISBN 101412061628
OCLC/WorldCa60955062

  Praise for I'm Just No Good at Rhyming: And Other Nonsense for Mischievous Kids and Immature Grown-Ups: A New York Times Bestseller A New York Times Editors' Choice An NPR Best Book of An Amazon Best Book of A Publishers Weekly Best Book of A News & Observer Wilde Award Book of A Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for . Get this from a library! Hurry, hurry, Mary dear!: And other nonsense poems. [N M Bodecker; Atheneum (New York, N.Y.),] -- More of the Danish author's .

His book of nonsense in is considered as best one depicting Limerick poetry work. Hickory Dickory Dock A lot of poets attempted this humorous (nonsense) and sometime rude type of poetry but most popular one is “Hickory Dickory Dock” which is .   6. Create a poetry book. One of my most memorable elementary experiences was creating a poetry book for the Olympics. This was a 5th grade project (stop calculating my age!), and we created all sorts of poetry – concrete, haiku, acrostic, and limericks. Create your own poetry book.

Clarion Review POETRY Poems and Other Nonsense Dexter Satterwhite Xlibris (Mar 5, ) Softcover $ (pp) With lines that trip across a life well examined, Poems and Other Nonsense is a humorous and heartfelt collection. 2 days ago  Published by Dover, New York (). First printing of this edition. Illustrated glossy wraps. Octavo. pp. illustrations by the author. Very Good+, slight tanning to edges. Selection of 74 poems and 3 prose pieces that appeared in the first edition.


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Poetry and other nonsense by Gus Barrett Download PDF EPUB FB2

Writes the 19th-century English poet Edward Lear in "Self Portrait of the Laureate of Nonsense." When The Book of Nonsense was first published inunder Lear's pseudonym, Derry Down Derry, it was a success--some say it turned the once stodgy, didactic world of Cited by:   Dexter Satterwhite Xlibris (Mar 5, ) Softcover $ Clarion Rating: 3 out of 5 With lines that trip across a life well examined, Poems and Other Nonsense is a humorous and heartfelt collection.

Dexter Satterwhite’s poetry collection Poems and Other Nonsense is alternately funny and wise with its verses about love, faith, and the 3/5. : Nonsense Verse, The Penguin Book of (Penguin Poetry) (): Various, Blake, Quentin: Books3/5(1).

Fortunately Lear's "The Complete Verse and Other Nonsense" collects nearly all of Lear's output, including his published works, letters and many drawings.

Lear will strike the reader as The theatrical release of Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy set the literary world on its ear and in search of landmark absurdum/5.

So he created a collection called I'm Just No Good at Rhyming: And Other Nonsense for Mischievous Kids and Immature Grown-Ups. It's a book that's completely unconcerned with the "rules" of poetry. A Book of Nonsense and Other Poems by Edward Lear book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

He reads but he cannot speak Spa /5. Parents need to know that I'm Just No Good at Rhyming: And Other Nonsense for Mischievous Kids and Immature Grown-Ups is a collection of poems written by Chris Harris and illustrated by two-time Caldecott Honoree Lane Smith (The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales).Though Harris is new to kids' books, he's earned his comedy cred writing for TV 5/5.

Nonsense verse is a form of nonsense literature usually employing strong prosodic elements like rhythm and rhyme. It is whimsical and humorous in tone and employs some of the techniques of nonsense literature. Limericks are probably the best known form of nonsense verse, although they tend nowadays to be used for straightforward humour, rather than having a nonsensical.

Born in Dover, New Jersey inpoet and children’s book author X.J. (Joseph Charles) Kennedy is known for creating engaging, humorous work that reaches readers of all ages.

He noted to Contemporary Authors that he “write[s] for three separate audiences: children, college students (who use textbooks), and that small band of people who still read poetry.”. The book can be read as a defense of poetry’s nonsense, and One as a stand-in for the frustrated reader, of poetry in general and this book in particular.

ImageAuthor: Elisa Gabbert. Lear's poetry shares many elements with the nonsense verse of Lewis Carroll, Thomas Hood, W. Gilbert, and other Victorians, particularly in the use of verbal play and other distancing devices to derive humor from cruelty, pain, and death.

Like nonsense verse as a whole, it influenced such twentieth-century aesthetic movements as surrealism. The Puffin Book of Nonsense Verse (Puffin Poetry) and over 8 million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more. Children's Books › The Puffin Book of Nonsense Verse has them all.

Galumph with Lewis Carroll and his "Jabberwocky." Meet James Whitcomb Riley's lugubrious whing-whang and A.B. Paterson's football hurling emus/5(13).

Poetry (derived from the Greek poiesis, "making") is a form of literature that uses aesthetic and rhythmic qualities of language—such as phonaesthetics, sound symbolism, and metre—to evoke meanings in addition to, or in place of, the prosaic ostensible meaning.

Poetry has a long history dating back to prehistoric times with hunting poetry in Africa, and to panegyric and elegiac. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

Nonsense verse, humorous or whimsical verse that differs from other comic verse in its resistance to any rational or allegorical it often makes use of coined, meaningless words, it is unlike the ritualistic gibberish of children’s counting-out rhymes in that it makes these words sound purposeful.

I’m Just No Good at Rhyming: And Other Nonsense for Mischievous Kids and Immature Grown-Ups Chris Harris, illus. by Lane Smith. Little, Brown, $ (p) ISBN At any rate, the idea of deliberately setting out to write nonsense, though it came off in Lear’s case, is a doubtful one.

Probably the best nonsense poetry is produced gradually and accidentally, by communities rather than by individuals. As a comic draughtsman, on the other hand, Lear’s influence must have been beneficial.

Book of Nonsense, 1, 10 & 12 - There was an Old Man with a beard There was an Old Man with a beard - The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting American poets.

Even kids who claim to hate reading poetry will have a hard time resisting CHRIS HARRIS’s debut collection, I’m Just No Good at Rhyming and Other Nonsense for Mischievous Kids and Immature Grown-Ups.

The book is filled with silly, witty, nonsensical wordplay. TFK Kid Reviewer Diego Garcia (at right, with Harris) asked about the author’s inspiration for the book.

Edward Lear's nonsense children's limerick poetry, with vintage illustrations. Read funny stories, bedtime stories and poems for kids online at Storyberries.

"Jabberwocky" is a poem of nonsense verse written by Lewis Carroll, originally featured as a part of his novel Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There ().While there have been a few other pieces of fiction written before this, science fiction as a genre didn’t get started until the last few hundred years.

It’s evolved into countless formats since then. From Asimov’s short stories to Star Trek to Octavia Butler to the Marvel franchise, sci fi and its audience have grown.The limerick is often comical, nonsensical, and sometimes even lewd form popular in children's literature.

Composed of five lines or five-line stanzas, the limerick adheres to a strict rhyme scheme and bouncy rhythm, making it easy to memorize. Typically, the first two lines rhyme with each other, the third and fourth rhyme together, and the.