Tuesday, July 31, 2012

mr. emerson and his wise words.

From a Letter to His Daughter

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Finish everyday and be done with it.
You have done what you could.
Some blunders and absurdities
no doubt have crept in;
forget them as soon as you can.
Tomorrow is a new day;
begin it well and serenely
and with too high a spirit
to be cumbered with
your old nonsense.

This day is all that is good and fair,
It is too dear,
with its hopes and invitations,
to waste a moment on yesterdays.

Courtesy of She Walks in Beauty, selected poems by Caroline Kennedy.

i love this poem. my neighbor bought me a book of poetry and i love opening it up and discovering other poems within its pages.
have a lovely tuesday!

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