History WhamLine / Poetry

18th Apr '14 4:10:15 PM Vilui
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* In "Ozymandias" by Creator/PercyByssheShelley, the statement of the great king and the revelation after comprise the Wham Phrase.

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* In "Ozymandias" by Creator/PercyByssheShelley, the statement of the great king and the revelation after comprise make up the Wham Phrase.
14th Nov '13 12:29:31 PM jamespolk
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* "Porphyria's Lover" by RobertBrowning starts off as a standard Victorian romantic poem about a man waiting in a cold, "cheerless" cottage for his lover Porphyria to arrive. She comes in out of the driving rain, kindles a fire, and pledges her love for the narrator. Then we get this:

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* "Porphyria's Lover" by RobertBrowning Creator/RobertBrowning starts off as a standard Victorian romantic poem about a man waiting in a cold, "cheerless" cottage for his lover Porphyria to arrive. She comes in out of the driving rain, kindles a fire, and pledges her love for the narrator. Then we get this:
3rd Mar '13 11:23:05 PM porpentine
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* Randall Jarrell's [[http://unix.cc.wmich.edu/~cooneys/poems/jarrell.turret.html "Death of the Ball Turret Gunner"]] goes from eerily metaphorical to shockingly literal in its final line:
--> "When I died they washed me out of the turret with a hose."
16th Jan '13 4:00:55 PM MarkLungo
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** By the same poet (Edwin Arlington Robinson), we get the poem of Miniver Cheevey, who wishes he'd lived in the time of knightly chivalry. The last verse goes: Miniver Cheevey, born too late/Scratched his head and kept on thinking/Miniver coughed and called it fate/[[TheAlcoholic And kept on drinking.]]

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** By the same poet (Edwin Arlington Robinson), we get the poem of Miniver Cheevey, who wishes he'd lived in the time of knightly chivalry. The last verse goes: Miniver "Miniver Cheevey, born too late/Scratched his head and kept on thinking/Miniver coughed and called it fate/[[TheAlcoholic And kept on drinking.]]]]"
16th Jan '13 4:00:35 PM MarkLungo
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* In "Ozymandius" by Percy Bysshe Shelley, the statement of the great king and the revelation after comprise the Wham Phrase.

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* In "Ozymandius" "Ozymandias" by Percy Bysshe Shelley, Creator/PercyByssheShelley, the statement of the great king and the revelation after comprise the Wham Phrase.Phrase.
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11th Jan '13 2:21:45 PM Virg
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** By the same poet (Edwin Arlington Robinson), we get the poem of Miniver Cheevey, who wishes he'd lived in the time of knightly chivalry. The last verse goes: Miniver Cheevey, born too late/Scratched his head and kept on thinking/Miniver coughed and called it fate/[[TheAlcoholic And kept on drinking.]]

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** By the same poet (Edwin Arlington Robinson), we get the poem of Miniver Cheevey, who wishes he'd lived in the time of knightly chivalry. The last verse goes: Miniver Cheevey, born too late/Scratched his head and kept on thinking/Miniver coughed and called it fate/[[TheAlcoholic And kept on drinking.]]]]
* In "Ozymandius" by Percy Bysshe Shelley, the statement of the great king and the revelation after comprise the Wham Phrase.
2nd Apr '12 2:37:42 PM k9feline5
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** By the same poet (Edwin Arlington Robinson), we get the poem of Miniver Cheevey, who wishes he'd lived in the time of knightly chivalry. The last verse goes: Miniver Cheevey, born too late/Scratched his head and kept on thinking/Miniver coughed and called it fate/[[TheAlchoholic And kept on drinking.]]

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** By the same poet (Edwin Arlington Robinson), we get the poem of Miniver Cheevey, who wishes he'd lived in the time of knightly chivalry. The last verse goes: Miniver Cheevey, born too late/Scratched his head and kept on thinking/Miniver coughed and called it fate/[[TheAlchoholic fate/[[TheAlcoholic And kept on drinking.]]
2nd Apr '12 2:37:01 PM k9feline5
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* "[[StepfordSmiler And Richard Cory, one calm summer night, went home and put a bullet through his head.]]"

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* "[[StepfordSmiler And Richard Cory, one calm summer night, went home and put a bullet through his head.]]"]]"
** By the same poet (Edwin Arlington Robinson), we get the poem of Miniver Cheevey, who wishes he'd lived in the time of knightly chivalry. The last verse goes: Miniver Cheevey, born too late/Scratched his head and kept on thinking/Miniver coughed and called it fate/[[TheAlchoholic And kept on drinking.]]
23rd Feb '12 6:02:33 AM Oreochan
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* "Porphyria's Lover" by RobertBrowning starts off as a standard Victorian romantic poem about a man waiting in a cold, "cheerless" cottage for his lover Porphyria to arrive. She comes in out of the driving rain, kindles a fire, and pledges her love for the narrator. Then we get this:
-->"...That moment she was mine, mine, fair,/Perfectly pure and good: I found/A thing to do,and all her hair/In one long yellow string I wound/Three times her little throat around,/And strangled her..."
* "[[StepfordSmiler And Richard Cory, one calm summer night, went home and put a bullet through his head.]]"
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