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Posted by Der Wandrer on September 14, 19100 at 21:24:02:
These poems go to the "Heart & Soul", but "Prometheus":
Bedecke deinen Himmel, Zeus,
Und übe, Knaben gleich,
der Disteln köpft,
an Eichen dich und Bergeshöhn!
Mußt mir meine Erde
doch len stehn,
und meine Hütte,
die du nicht gebaut,
und meinen Herd,
um dessen Glut
du mich beneidest.
Is just defiant, nothing more…
My Son wants to take this Poem to "District" and then go "State".
The judges, do not care the "Complexity of a poem", nor do they care about the "Structure".
They only like poems that are popular and everybody can relate too.
(This is his "Senior Year", of High School)
By memorization, he is doing "Der Zauberlehrling". Which he came in "First in District"- "Second in State", he is working on his "Emotions" and "Hand Gestures"
-But- Reading, he is doing " Der Prometheus"..
I need someone to change my way of thinking, for it is hard for me to support his decision..
(I am the one who will have to practice with him and teach him..)
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