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John Berryman~~The Ball Poem

0 Comments June 9, 2006

(Sorry for the lack of posts lately. It’s been a rough week.) THE BALL POEM What is the boy now, who has lost his ball, What, what is he to do? I saw it go Merrily bouncing, down the street, and then Merrily over–there it is in the water! No use to say ‘O there […]

PYRRHUS • Warrior King

0 Comments March 16, 2003

Pyrrhus inherited the throne of Epirus in Northern Greece around 306 B.C.E., and as a young man proved himself on the battlefield again and again. Pyrrhus apparently had great strategic skills, but he also had the reputation of not knowing when to stop. In 281 he went to Italy and defeated the Romans at Heraclea […]