Category: poetry

English:poetry:Paul Simon, “Slip Slidin’ Away,” part 1

Self-tutoring about poetry and meanings: the tutor mentions “Slip Slidin’ Away.” God only knows God makes his plan The information’s unavailable To the mortal man –Paul Simon, “Slip Slidin’ Away” I recall “Slip Slidin’ Away” from when I was a

English: Sheryl Crow: “A Change Would Do You Good”

Self-tutoring about lyrics: the tutor reflects on a few lines from Sheryl Crow. Sheryl Crow’s lyrics have caught my attention numerous times. Her song “A Change Would Do You Good” contains a few examples. “Wear your fake fur on the

English: poetry: Closing Time by Semisonic

Tutoring English, you cover poetry. The tutor brings up Semisonic’s Closing Time. Closing Time, by Semisonic, came out in 1998. I wouldn’t take notice of it until ten years later, as I drove my kids to their activities and it

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Canadian culture, poetry: You Learn, Alanis Morissette

Tutoring English, you encounter poems and songs. The tutor comments about one with which he’s gotten reacquainted. Alanis Morisette’s album Jagged Little Pill yields numerous good songs, among them You Learn. Back in the late nineties, I liked You Learn,

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