Friday, February 27, 2009
Poetry Friday on Pep Talk Week: Optimism
Tenacity, optimism, persistence, hope, resilience: aren't these the best words for when you feel drained of anything that can propel you on the path that you thought you wanted to take?
by Jane Hirshfield
More and more I have come to admire resilience.
Not the simple resistance of a pillow, whose foam returns over and
over to the same shape, but the sinuous tenacity of a tree:
Here is the rest of the poem.
Poetry Friday Roundup is at Mommy's Favorite Children's Books this week.