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Poetry Friday: November by Duncan Sheik

November 1st, 2013 (07:00 am)
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Current Song: November by Duncan Sheik

Welcome to a brand-new month, everyone!

So here we are
Not very far
From when we said
Forever

And all we have
This restless past
The month we call
November


- lyrics by Duncan Sheik

November is such a haunting song. I've just quoted the close of the piece today; I shared the first verse many moons ago.

Click here to listen to the entire song.

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Posted by: Linda Baie (Linda Baie)
Posted at: November 2nd, 2013 12:40 am (UTC)

It is a good song, interesting to hear that someone wrote about November. It seems that less is written about it than other times. Thanks!

Posted by: Little Willow (slayground)
Posted at: November 2nd, 2013 12:43 am (UTC)

Thanks for commenting! Duncan's first album has a good share of lullabies and sadness. So lovely.

Posted by: mlyearofreading (mlyearofreading)
Posted at: November 2nd, 2013 11:28 am (UTC)
Happy November!

Happy leaf-fall! Happy grey-skies! Happy Feast Day!

Posted by: Little Willow (slayground)
Posted at: November 2nd, 2013 04:43 pm (UTC)
Re: Happy November!

Happy Fall!

Posted by: Little Willow (slayground)
Posted at: November 3rd, 2013 06:49 am (UTC)
Re: Happy November!

Mary Lee, I'm posting Mortimer's Minute for Poetry Friday this coming week, and I'm looking for someone to tag - Would you like to participate? Email me directly or leave a comment at my blog to let me know. Thanks! For an example, here's Bridget's post when she tagged me:
http://www.weewordsforweeones.blogspot.com/2013/10/mortimer-minute-for-poetry-friday.html

Posted by: mlyearofreading (mlyearofreading)
Posted at: November 3rd, 2013 01:27 pm (UTC)
Re: Happy November!

Thank you for asking. I have been asked several times. I just can't add one more thing to my plate. Besides all of the planning and grading for a self-contained classroom, there are just 3 weeks before NCTE and I have loads of reading and my bit of a preso to prep. I also hire all the children's authors for our district's literacy conference and I'm woefully behind in sending out queries for the 2015 conference. Then there's my volunteer work for school and CFR. My head is so barely above water that it's not even funny. But thanks for asking.

Posted by: Little Willow (slayground)
Posted at: November 3rd, 2013 03:57 pm (UTC)
Re: Happy November!

I understand a full plate, believe you me. Good luck with all of your projects! Keep swimming! :)

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