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Percy, whose head is "wild and curly" is the poet's new dog who was named for "the beloved poet" Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822). Percy is the subject of three separate poems, each of which is devoted to revealing something wise and fairly mystical about the energetic black little dog.
In the first of the three selections, entitled Percy (One), the dog chews up a book which the poet admits was "left...
New and Selected Poems Lesson Plans contain 123 pages of teaching material, including: