Sunday, September 2, 2012

Thought for the Day

And yet, the ways we miss our lives are life.
~ Randall Jarrell, "A Girl in a Library"*

* This is but one line from Jarrell's long poem. The poem appeared in the April 1951 issue of Poetry

Jarrell was Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress from 1956 to 1958.

Randall Jarrell Collection at University of North Carolina/Greensboro


Hannah Stephenson said...

I love Jarrell...that line is a beauty.

Louise Gallagher said...

Love this quote! So true.

S. Etole said...

What a truth this is.