Sunday, August 28, 2011

Thought for the Day

Each of us deserves to be forgiven, if only for
    Our persistence in keeping our small boat afloat
When so many have gone down in the storm.
~ From "Keeping Our Small Boat Afloat" 


* Bly quoted the full poem in this recent interview at Minnesota Public Radio.

I profiled Bly, Minnesota's Poet Laureate, here. You'll find in my post a lengthy list of resources.


the sad red earth said...

What a humane, generous, and profound sentiment - and poem.

S. Etole said...

what a gift forgiveness is ...

David Rupert said...

I read this a few days ago and it continues to resonate.