History serves to inform and prepare. In order to learn we must be acutely aware. When all has been tried, nothing being a mystery, How are we expected to appreciate history? The most brilliant minds that came before us. The teachers, our heroes, and always the infamous. Einstein, Tesla and Salvador Dali, Allowing every sense … Continue reading History lesson
This has been one of my favorite poems since I was quite young. WE ARE SEVEN by William Wordsworth 1798--A SIMPLE Child, That lightly draws its breath And feels its life in every limb, What should it know of death? I met a little cottage Girl: She was eight years old, she said; Her hair … Continue reading We Are Seven
Combining some of my favorite things i.e. poetry, tennis, and tennis players. This Wimbledon promo is simply a fortunate find. Without further ado, I present Roger and Rafa reciting Rudyard Kipling's "IF" which adorns the entrance to center court at Wimbledon. IF by Rudyard Kipling (‘Brother Square-Toes’—Rewards and Fairies) If you can keep your … Continue reading Tennis and Poetry: “If” recited by Federer and Nadal
Repost from 2007 She blew him a kiss It was shaped like her lips He caught it with pride For it had made quite a trip.Over the cities And the great sea. A wondrous voyage It had turned out to be.So once it arrived It was placed with great care On the forehead belonging To a most … Continue reading The long distance kiss.