Yesterday and Today

Yesterday
Missed writing a poem
Yesterday, so here it is
today…..inglorious.

Today
Who knew that a month
Could be so long when you are forced
to write a poem a day (yes I know this is six and not five syllables, and the line above is 8 and not 7—so sue me Haiku Gods—we will just call this a poem)

 

Published in: on April 23, 2014 at 7:22 pm  Comments (28)  
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It All Comes Together….eventually

Yesterday’s remnants

Torn, bedraggled, and tattered

Create today’s quilt.

Published in: on February 13, 2014 at 2:00 pm  Comments (27)  
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You Do Not Always Have to be Right!

Cover of "Angels and Fairies (The World's...

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Yesterday, I read something that really makes me want to be a better person. I cannot remember if I read it on another blog or from a friend in an email or in a magazine ~ and I am not sure I remember it perfectly but it is this:

I am going to practice being kind, not right.

I think I may have paraphrased here, and hopefully not stolen it from someone. But I have been trying to practice this for the last few hours. I do not know how long my first foray into kindness and not having to be right will go—but even if I fail, I am going to start all over again.

Seems so simple and it can make such a big difference.

What do you think?

Published in: on August 1, 2013 at 1:29 pm  Comments (47)  
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