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The Fairy King’s advice on Trees. A poem from Early Ireland
This medieval Irish poem about trees is taken from a text known as Aidedh Ferghusa meic Léide (the Death of Fergus). In the poem, Iubhdán, the king of the fairies, advises the ruler of Ulster, Fergus mac Léide, on the special qualities of trees and which ones can be burned in the household fire.
fairies  trees  wood  history  fire  poems  poetry 
23 days ago by jm
Lion-Eating Poet in the Stone Den
or 'Shī Shì shí shī shǐ', in Hanyu Pinyin -- 'a famous example of constrained writing by Yuen Ren Chao which consists of 92 characters, all with the sound shi in different tones when read in Mandarin.'
chinese  mandarin  shi  poems  constrained-writing  tongue-twisters  from delicious
november 2010 by jm

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