Daily Archives: September 30, 2013

Wise Words, A Poem and A Flower

1   A good friend sent this on Facebook. Well said!

Dust if you must! from Shelagh

‘Dust if you must’ from Shelagh, thank you – a woman after my own heart!

2   One of my favourite books is Poem for the Day and the poem for today, 30th September, is one I particularly like.

The Road Not Taken

“Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood
And looked down one as far as I could
To where it bent in the undergrowth;

Then took the other, as just as fair,
And having perhaps the better claim
Because it was grassy and wanted wear,
Though as for that the passing there
Had worn them really about the same,

And both that morning equally lay
In leaves no step had trodden black.
Oh, I kept the first for another day!
Yet knowing how way leads on to way
I doubted if I should ever come back.

I shall be telling this with a sigh
Somewhere ages and ages hence:
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I,
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.”

– Robert Frost

3     The Rose of Sharon is glowing in the Autumn light  and brings a touch of sunshine to the dullest of days.

Rose of Sharon

Rose of Sharon


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