Steve Kowit Poems
|2.||Cutting Our Losses||10/18/2016|
|4.||Fragment Of Ancient Skull||10/18/2016|
|5.||Crossing The River||10/18/2016|
|6.||Joy To The Fishes||10/18/2016|
|10.||The Grammar Lesson||1/13/2003|
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The Grammar Lesson
A noun's a thing. A verb's the thing it does.
An adjective is what describes the noun.
In "The can of beets is filled with purple fuzz"
of and with are prepositions. The's
an article, a can's a noun,
a noun's a thing. A verb's the thing it does.
A can can roll - or not. What isn't was
or might be, might meaning not yet known.
"Our can of beets is filled with purple fuzz"
is present tense. While words like our and us
are pronouns - i.e. it is moldy, they are icky brown.
A noun's a thing; a verb's the thing it does.
Is is a helping verb. It ...