Literary Quote of the Month

“For poems are not, as people think, simply emotions (one has emotions early enough)—they are experiences,” … Rilke, The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge.

Friday, January 1, 2010

Happy New Year!


We spend January 1 walking through our lives,
room by room, drawing up a list of work to be done,
cracks to be patched...
Maybe this year, to balance the list, we ought to walk
through the rooms of our lives... not looking for flaws,
but for potential."
... Ellen Goodman

10 comments:

Mary said...

Happy New Year, Suzanne!

bermudaonion said...

Happy New Year to you!

Kaye said...

Oh, I really like that quote. Good find! Have a happy, healthy and joyous New Year, Suzanne.

Esme said...

Maybe we should have a knitting challenge to finish off our projects Happy New Year.

Jane said...

Happy New Year, Suzanne.

Alyce said...

Happy New Year! I love the quote!

Heidi V said...

Happy New Year...

J. Kaye said...

Happy, Happy New Year!! :)

The Book Vixen said...

Happy New Year!!!

Lisa said...

I LOVE that quote! Seriously. HAPPY NEW YEAR, to you too Suzanne! I look so forward to reading your posts in 2010! :0)

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