'IF' by Rudyard Kipling. This was in my home when I was growing up. It was actually a helpful poem to read.

‘IF’ by Rudyard Kipling sung by Joni Mitchell and recited by Dennis Hopper

Haven't seen this poem in forever! We all had to memorize and recite this to our English teacher in high school as part of extra credit. (and i actually memorized it) lol Blast from the past!

Wisdom begins in wonder.

"The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom" (Proverbs "Fear of the Lord" Biblical definition: silent wonder, radical amazement, and affectionate awe at the infinite goodness of God. *Socrates had it right :)

Was Geoffrey Chaucer, father of English poetry, also something of a crook? The verdict is still out. But here's the evidence, including some not assembled before. You decide.

Was Chaucer A Crook?

Was Geoffrey Chaucer, father of English poetry, also something of a crook? The verdict is still out. But here's the evidence, including some not assembled before. You decide.

"Boys, you must strive to find your own voice. Because the longer you wait to begin, the less likely you are to find it at all. Thoreau said, "Most men lead lives of quiet desperation." Don't be resigned to that. Break out!" Carpe Diem!  :o)

Dead Poets Society (1989)

Directed by Peter Weir. With Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke, Josh Charles. English teacher John Keating inspires his students to look at poetry with a different perspective of authentic knowledge and feelings.

Chaucers Canterbury Pilgrims (The Time, Life & Works of Geoffrey Chaucer & Chaucer’s Canterbury Pilgrims Part 2) - http://www.zaneeducation.com - Build a greater appreciation of the works of Geoffrey Chaucer, a masterful storyteller and the father of English poetry. Discover how Geoffrey Chaucer chronicled the manners and morals of 14th-century England in Canterbury Tales, an ingenious collection of stories wittily revealing insights to human nature and the many contrasts...

Chaucers Canterbury Pilgrims (The Time, Life & Works of Geoffrey Chaucer Part

This 3D Printer, Capable Of Building A House In A Day, Could Change Construction Forever

This 3D Printer, Capable Of Building A House In A Day, Could Change Construction Forever

Poet David Whyte grew up with a strong, imaginative influence from his Irish mother among the hills and valleys of his father’s Yorkshire. He now makes his home in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. The author of seven books of poetry and three books of prose, David Whyte holds a degree in Marine Zoology and has traveled extensively...http://www.davidwhyte.com/biography.html

Sweet Darkness- David Whyte if I only had one book of poetry it would be his.

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