It's all about me.
I've read this before, and it still holds true today. Definitely a darn good "D" post!Julie
Julie, I really liked it the first time I read it.
Claudia, it is, isn't it?
This is brilliant. Words to live by. Every bit as true now as it was back in 1927.
ABFTS, Some writing is so timeless.
Oh, I love this! "You are a child of the universe, no less than the moon and the stars. You have a right to be here." always brings tears to my eyes.
I know, Mary. I thought it was great the first time I read it.
Where's the part about "never force a fart while wearing white pants?"Other than that, I pretty much agree.
That part was removed because it became clear a fart is a force no one can reckon with...so you and your white pants are on your own! :P Oh Al...I am having such fun this go-around...you too?? :P There's something about winging it that's like running naked in a field of daisies...where no force can interfere with one's follies.
Well, just to test the theory...I tried to force one.Good thing I'm wearing blue jeans.But, Mrs. Penwasser is not amused.I blamed the dog.
Mrs. Penwasser is a woman to be admired...bless her for taking you off the shelf!! I'm sure the dog is not amused! :)And...those poor blue jeans.
Al, you may be put on laundry duty now. The dog, shame on you. But, my husband blames my cat.
Gosh, this brings back memories - definitely a great choice for "D" - see, this winging it isn't so bad, is it??Jenny @ PEARSON REPORT
No, Jenny it's not. Ask me that in a week.
I don't know, but there's something different this year - I'm much more at ease about my posts - maybe a little bit of a "not too stressed about it" attitude is helping. But, yeah, in a week who knows! I'm having fun with this part of it, this time...the bantering, and the teasing Al bit is also also fun - he's such a easy going blogger!
I am trying to look at it more like I did my first year. Just do it and be more relaxed. I go back and look at some of those posts and they were actually good.
They are indeed very wise suggestions. Thanks for sharing.
You are welcome, Munir.
This is my absolute favorite poem. It's such a shame the poet is anonymous. I'd like to thank her/him, though he/she is long gone. Great choice for D, Ruth.xoRobyn
Robyn, it is good. Max Ehrmann wrote it in 1927. He was an American poet. Thanks.
In the early seventies, before your time, this was recorded like this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3bUTcy6w2Rw
This is very nice, Gail. Thank you for sharing it.
Thanks for commenting.