May 9th, 2004

Loz Cola

The gift that keeps on giving...



Mum liked her presents a lot. Yay! She's wearing the slippers, and using the purse.

I just donated some money to CoS. I feel happy. I wish I had more to give, but every small bit helps! DONATE NOW!


(but only if you're a CoSForums person, otherwise I fully understand your disinclination...)
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Loz Cola

Cree-ay-tiv-a-tea!

I've been studying. My latest mini-topic is Romantic to Modern Poetry. Fun! This topic will involve itself in form as well as content so we're learning scansion, which I admit, I knew about, but didn't know in depth. This is all to do with the stressed and unstressed syllables in a line, i.e. "di-dah di-dah di-dah di-dah di-dah". Meter is also a big thing with this.

I was prompted to write my own poem. In my usual style. For some reason I am unable to escape the iambic. This time iambic tetrameter. Also a mystery to me, but often the case, the poem has a self-reflexive jokey feel.

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I also played around on my computer and made a Jamie background. It isn't a conventional size, in fact it's 900 by 504. I did it in Paint Shop Pro and Ulead Photo Express.

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