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Title

Daisies

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Reading

Overview

The winner of many literary awards, including the Pulitzer Prize, Mary Oliver (b. 1935) is a popular American poet whose lyric poems contemplate the beauty of nature and the place…

Title

Needle Biopsy

Type

Reading

Overview

John Updike was born in Reading, Pennsylvania in 1932. He is the author of 22 novels (including the famous Rabbit series), fifteen books of short fiction, seven collections of poetry, and five children's…

Title

Nuit of the Living Dead

Type

Reading

Overview

Award-winning humorist David Sedaris is a well-known author, playwright, and commentator for National Public Radio. This essay, from his popular book, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, tells the…

Title

For Once, Then, Something

Type

Reading

Overview

In Robert Frosts's "For Once, Then, Something," the speaker gazes into a well in search of what lies beneath his own image shining on the water. Mocked by unnamed "others"…