Quote for today, Thursday, May 21st

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Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed. 

Alexander Pope

As a child, Alexander Pope (born May 21, 1688) suffered from illnesses that stunted his growth and gave him persistent headaches. He didn’t let any of that stop him from becoming one of the greatest poets of his age.

All My Best,
Jill M Roberts

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Quote of the Day

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The tides are in our veins, we still mirror the stars, life is your child, but there is in me 
Older and harder than life and more impartial, the eye that watched before there was an ocean. 

Robinson Jeffers

Robinson Jeffers (born January 10, 1887) wrote poetry while perched atop Hawk Tower, a 40-foot stone structure on the California coast that he built with his own hands.

All My Best,
Jill M Roberts

Quote of the Day for Sunday

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I have spread my dreams under your feet. 
Tread softly because you tread on my dreams. 

W.B. Yeats

Poet W.B. Yeats held a lifelong torch for famed revolutionary Maud Gonne (born December 21, 1866). Though they were close friends and he proposed often, she always turned him down, in part because she thought that his yearning for her made him a better poet.

All My Best,
Jill M Roberts