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Pino 1 Roberta Pino Dr. Day English 102-204 06 July, 2006 Where Children Live Naomi Shihab Nye is a poet who was born in St. Louis Missouri and began her education when she moved to Jerusalem with her family. Naomi currently lives in San Antonio Texas with her husband and children. Some of her collections of poetry include Hugging the Jukebox, Words Under the Words: Selected Poems, and Come With Me: Poems for a Journey. In Naomi Shihab Nye’s Poem “Where Children Live”, the speaker is comparing homes that are occupied with children and homes that are only occupied by adults. The speaker mentions that homes where children live are messy, unpredictable, and noisy. Homes where children live are more fun than homes where only adults live. In the second part of the poem the speaker mentions that homes where children live are messy compared to homes where only adults live. In the second part of the poem where it says, “No lost shoes blooming bushes and no chipped trucks in the drive” (144
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This note was uploaded on 06/09/2008 for the course ENGLISH 101-102-21 taught by Professor Benette during the Summer '08 term at New Mexico.

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