Welcome Poetry Friday friends! The round-up is a bit late, but here after all!
I was all rush, rush, rush, this morning. Up till the early hours writing a post for Two Writing Teachers, I woke to a polite message from Mary Lee gently reminding me that it was my turn to host the round up. Feeling foolish, I got it up and running, and then continued running…out the door and off to work. Of course, I was now battling school bus traffic, and hitting every red light from Ridgewood to Glen Rock. Stuck at one such red light, I looked to the grey winter sky and saw a whispery line of geese in flight. Somehow, just seeing them soaring off into the rising sun was enough to lift my spirits and calm me down. And now, having read this Mary Oliver poem, I am ready to begin the day (again) with joy: