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An Overview of Gospel Music
Gospels refer to the first four books of the Bible’s New Testament. These hymns became integral part of worship services of “Protestants”.
Black Gospel Music
Black Gospel music is also known as Urban Contemporary Gospel music. Its roots were the Negro spiritual songs that were sang by the African slaves while tilling the rich cotton fields of their white Southern masters in the early 18th century.

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Spider Poems: The Spider and the Fly
What fantasy aspects are there to the poem? Do animals really talk to one another? Do they use flattery to catch prey?
Lesson 2 Beliefs and Customs
long poems that told of adventures. Greek Gods and featured weaving, procession, races, athletic games, poetry Early Greeks wrote fables and epic poems.
Chapter 5: Greek Civilization
Greek poetry and fables taught Greek values. (page 157). • Greek drama still shapes entertain- ment today.
Marlowe's Fable: Hero and Leander and the Rudiments of Eloquence
Marlowe's Fable: Hero and Leander and the Rudiments of Eloquence by William P. Weaver.

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'Timeless fable of love' comes to the Lyceum
Where: Arrow Rock Lyceum Theater, 114 High St. in Arrow Rock “At the heart of its breathtaking poetry and subtle theatrical sophistication is a timeless fable of love,” the Lyceum's website says of the sweeping musical.
Tigran – A Fable
The major part of this majestic solo piano album highlights the New York- based Tigran's rediscovery of the ancient folk music and poetry from his Armenian origins that's been a feature of his playing since his debut as leader in 2006.
Now All Roads Lead to France: The Last Years of Edward Thomas by Matthew
Frost wrote what would become his most famous poem, “The Road Not Taken”, in response to Thomas's dilemma. The poem is often read as a Kiplingesque fable about taking charge of your destiny; but as Frost said, “It's a tricky poem – very tricky.
Poem of the week: The Longest Song by Kei Miller
Then the mood lightens with the fable about a condemned man who, allowed to sing "one final song", invents a vastly extended version of Ten Green Bottles, rendering it in the full voice of an Italian tenor, "rivalling Franco Corelli".
A fable that gets an 'A' on the test of time
He went on to write a sequel, “No Longer at Ease” and to enjoy an enduring career writing not only more novels, but poetry, short stories, essays and political commentary as well.

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Fable by Ralph Waldo Emerson
May 7, 2007 Fable - by Ralph Waldo Emerson .. The mountain and the squirrel Had a quarrel; And the former called the latter.
Fable of the Mermaid and the Drunks by Pablo Neruda
Poem sometimes known as "The mountain and the squirrel had a quarrel.
Poetry: Fables - Poetry - Helium
Poetry: Fables. Top Article · All 19 Articles · 1 of 19. by Dean Traylor.
The Songbird – A Fable with Poetry « PoemShape
Jan 1, 2009 I wasn't sure whether I would post my fables but many of them include poetry and many of them are all but prose-poems.

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