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Ode to Controlled Vocabulary

Ode to Controlled Vocabulary

Date: March 2009
Creator: Tarver, Hannah
Description: This poem pays homage to controlled vocabularies. It describes the importance of using controlled vocabularies and why it is a respected and utilized.
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The History of Wonder

The History of Wonder

Date: unknown
Creator: Sampson, Neal; Hornsby, Nat & George, Joe
Description: A poem about a dog named Wonder who had an insatiable appetite and was killed for stealing food. The poem has twelve stanzas, each consisting of six lines.
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[Poem written by Mocking bird Tobe to his mate Florence]

[Poem written by Mocking bird Tobe to his mate Florence]

Date: 186?
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: A love poem from a mockingbird to his wife. Watermark on paper: "Erasable; Plover Bond; 25% Cotton Fiber; USA"
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[Poem]

[Poem]

Date: unknown
Creator: Redway, H. K.
Description: Handwritten patriotic poem from H. K. Redway's personal papers.
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[Poem of Texas Frontier]

[Poem of Texas Frontier]

Date: ????-10-11
Creator: unknown
Description: The author is on the Texas frontier alone, without his wife?, he enjoys the landscape and his neighbors. He speaks of the things he sees on a horse ride: herds of cattle, horses, eating steak and enjoying the rising moon and coming home.
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[Poem on Health]

[Poem on Health]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: The author's health has returned. He mentions how fair the girls are, the members of church and how they hate each other. Brother Will was blaming Sister Sober because he didn't like her. On the flip side, he says that he has been there for a month, and he ate some bad wheat and then he got a fever. Afterwards he got better because his landlord took care of him. But he owes the doctor eight dollars. The author mentions hunting for deer to make new clothes: pants, a vest, and a coat. And with these clothes he will be able to handle any cold weather in Texas. He then goes to Paris and wants to meet up with Henry Moore and John. On the other side he mentions that he has gained weight and looks like a bear. His friend Browning's brother got a fever.
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Kit Carson's Wife

Kit Carson's Wife

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A poem about a "Kit Carson's Wife" who takes her horse and goes for a wild ride after her husband is killed.
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[Poem on Matrimony]

[Poem on Matrimony]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Poem about matrimony, congratulating a new bride and her husband.
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[Sal is Dead]

[Sal is Dead]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Poem of how Sal is dead and therefore people don't have to worry anymore.
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[Poem of Legends]

[Poem of Legends]

Date: ????-10-09
Creator: unknown
Description: The poem mentions stabbing or shooting someone's wife, the husband feeling justified in his actions. The husband is charged with the crime and says the he did it, but he did not exaggerate it. On the other side, it talks of a legend and how it affects the people there. He talks of spurs. On October 12, a tree fell down and they tried to move it. He mentions a year ago on the 12th he was going through Memphis.
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