I've been wondering about this for years. Apparently there IS another novel written by Harper Lee, and it is pretty close to what I would have imagined as a "sequel" to To Kill a Mockingbird." However, according to this report, Harper Lee wrote it before she wrote TKAM.
As my juniors begin to explore their 20th century poets, considering Jazz era connections, we have this: Langston Hughes' 113th Birthday.
As my freshmen finish Of Mice and Men, and consider Robert Burns's poem "To a Mouse," we have this:
Sorry we missed January the 25th, but we can celebrate now anyway. Let's sing Auld Lang Syne one more time just for the heck of it.
It also distresses me that I missed the November 10, 2014 Google tribute to the Fall of the Berlin Wall, only because I remember it well, and because I felt at that time, in 1989 on the cusp of a new decade, that humanity might do better in the ten years that would follow. Was I completely wrong? Your thoughts?
I did not get a chance to post in January (what happened to THAT month?) but here are the two links I shared with you connected to Kevin Olusola's Celloboxing version of Auld Lang Syne and it's all about the VORTEX (no rotation!).
Comment on your new year so far, and all the new possibilities out there for us to set our eyes, hopes, and dreams upon!
Here is one more link to a video that I am just adding because it has a longer and more complete version of Auld Lang Syne with both Scottish and English lyrics, as written by Robert Burns, the Scottish poet. It's quite a lovely version.
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