Pruning poem
A pruning poem is a poem that uses rhymes that are prunings of each other.
Each rhyme word is one letter shorter than the rhyme word before. Otherwise, they are the same word. While it is possible to write a pruning poem in couplets or longer, it is most effective when the reader sees the pruning on the page. Thus, George Herbert, who conducted many formal experiments in verse, writes Paradise as a pruning poem.
What open force, or hidden charm
Can blast my fruit, or bring me harm
While the inclosure is thine arms?
Pruning could be accomplished by cutting terminal as well as initial letters, but initial position pruning is the more common and noticeable.

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Poetry Lovers and a Pruning Poem (11.2.09) - ஐ Les Fleurs d'un Livre
May 2, 2011. Poetry Lovers and a Pruning poem (11.2.09). Posted in Uncategorized at 01:10 by Miracle ♪♫. Bob and Florence are poetry lovers from the fifties ...
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Definitions of pruning poem - OneLook Dictionary Search
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Poetry Friday: A Pruning Poem | Twinkling Along
Feb 25, 2011 ... Happy Poetry Friday to you! A Pruning poem for you all today. It is pruning season, or at least the tale end thereof. (We must celebrate ...
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[He is pruning the privet] by Joanne Kyger : The Poetry Foundation
He is pruning the privet / of sickly sorrow desolation.
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Weeds, Weeding, Pruning - Quotes, Poems and Wisdom for ...
Mar 26, 2011 ... Weeds and Weeding Pruning, Thinning, Culling. Quotes for Those that Love Gardens, Gardening and the Green Way. Compiled by Karen and ...
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“Pruning In March,” A Poem By Vita Sackville West | Focus on ...
Mar 10, 2011 ... Of pruning so that but the stumps remain, ... There is an old saying that the time to prune the roses is when the forsythia blooms. Here in my ...
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Pruning The Tree by Timothy Grant - PoemHunter.Com
Apr 29, 2003 ... Pruning The Tree - by Timothy Grant. Pine branch pruned sticky scent My back is bowed as the trunk is bent We lean t.
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O Audacious Book: Tuesday Poem: Pruning roses by Fiona Kidman
May 25, 2010 ... Tuesday Poem: Pruning roses by Fiona Kidman. Pruning roses for Joanna That year we lived in France I nipped home in July, the cold
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Mar 10, 2011 ... Of pruning so that but the stumps remain, ... There is an old saying that the time to prune the roses is when the forsythia blooms. Here in my ...
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Pruning poets in the middle school : how students' preferences, perceptions, and prior ... Athenaeum Home · University of Georgia Theses and Dissertations ...
Poetry pruned of the politicians | English | Times Higher Education
Poetry pruned of the politicians. 16 March 1998. British Poetry from the 1950s to the 1990s - Larkin with Poetry - Tony Harrison. For years, the American ...
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Who Can Help. "Jasminum officinale"; Erv Evans, N.C. State University Cooperative Extension. Keywords: pruning jasmine, Poet's Jasmine, Cutting back vines ...
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Henry Kock is the opposite of the cranky gardener, the Interpretive Horticulturist at the University of Guelph Arboretum gets poetic about pruning.
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Ohio State University Extension Fact Sheet ... and non-gardeners alike, inspiring the creation of numerous poems, legends, and books on their uses and care.
Debora Greger : The Poetry Foundation
Poet and artist Debora Greger earned her BA from the University of ... her pruned -back, autumnal sensibility and her balanced lines suit the scenes she portrays.
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They have to do partly with this poet's reluctance to break with certain nineteenth- century ... no clear 'speaker,' no definable 'dramatic situation,' and pruning no modifiers. .... A Letter from Li Po, and Other Poems,Oxford University Press, 1955.
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Truman State University Press ... Luc Phinney recalls the ancient notion of poet as maker, for "Compass" possesses ... Sarah M. Wells, "Pruning Burning Bushes"
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Canadian Poetry Online top banner. UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO LINKS. Canadian Poets ... I watch him prune with silent secateurs. Boots in the crotch of ...
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The Last Poems of D. H. Lawrence: Shaping a Late Style
The Last Poems of D. H. Lawrence: Shaping a Late Style
Bethan Jones, 2013
Organic Connection and Being Alone The poem 'Humanity Needs Pruning' is the most savage and extreme voicing of the desire for discriminate purging: Humanity needs pruning It is like a vast great tree with a vast great lot of sterile, dead, ...
Pruning the Genealogical Tree: Procreation and Lineage in ...
Pruning the Genealogical Tree: Procreation and Lineage in ...
Gian Balsamo, 1999
The Mother in the Vampire Poem Let us take a closer look at the metaphorical and self- referential tenor of Mallarme's ... The speaker, a father and a poet, enters his bedroom shortly after dawn and addresses his wife, who is nursing their baby.
Monsieur Bossu's treatise of the epick poem: Preface of the ...
Monsieur Bossu's treatise of the epick poem: Preface of the ...
George Pope Morris, René Le Bossu, André Dacier, 1838
... strong and vigorous — requiring pruning occasionally to restrain its wild luxuriance — but neither forcing, pampering, nor ... to by millions with nearly the same sort of interest that used to attach to Byron's new poem, or Scott's last romance.
Cider: a poem in two books
Cider: a poem in two books
John Philips, Charles Dunster, 1791
a poem in two books John Philips Charles Dunster. Abhorr'd such base, disloyal deeds, and all Her pruning-hooks extended into swords, . Undaunted, to assert the trampled rights Of Monarchy j but, ah ! successless she, However faithful.
Fearful Symmetry: A Study of William Blake
Fearful Symmetry: A Study of William Blake
Northrop Frye, 1969
... a parable from which he was not willing to learn.4 Anyone who has glanced at the original versions of "The Tyger" or "The Fly" may perhaps wonder why the man who did the pruning of these poems should have been afraid of a grapevine.
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All things need to be pruned to make them grow in spirit and bare fruits of healthy love by the grace of God.
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“Pruning In March,” A Poem By Vita Sackville West | Focus on Flowers - Indiana Public Media
There is an old saying that the time to prune the roses is when the forsythia blooms. Here in my Midwestern garden our forsythia blooms in March.
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Mama Fox's musings:: Poem no.6: Pruning the Ivy
Yesterday, late afternoon, Steve and I re-felted the shed roof. It was straightforward to do and fun clambering up the ladder, reaching over the roof and hammering nails.
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Sarah Wells - Pruning Burning Bushes: Poems [Review]
Sarah Wells - Pruning Burning Bushes: Poems [Review] Finding Life. Paperback: Wipf and Stock, 2012. Reviewed by Jennifer Moland-Kovash.
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Poem Diem: a Poem a Day: Pruning
We reach up to prune the trees, decreasing to increase, and God with love does the same to us and with a downward reach. Yes, you were foolish, you forgot to think, when you reached too far from the ladder.
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