A blog for the book IMPERFECT: a poetry anthology for middle schoolers about mistakes
How can we make the most of useful mistakes and do our best to fix the ones that need fixing? Poetry can help us figure it out.
Be brave enough to live creatively. The creative is the place where no one else has ever been.
~ Alan Alda
2020 left many with undone plans and actions, 2021 may let us complete them. Stay safe. --DM
~ Richard Hoffman
Presents keep friendship warm.
~ German proverb
To know one's self is true progress.
~ Hans Christian Andersen
Let honesty and industry be thy constant companions.
~ Benjamin Franklin
...the greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances.
Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.
~ Eckhart Tolle
Persevere with a plan to reach your
passion, and life will be good.
~ Homer Hickam
The main thing is this--when you get up in the morning you must take your heart in your two hands. You must do this every morning.
~ Grace Paley
It's an ill plan that cannot be changed.
~ Latin proverb
The muses are ghosts, and sometimes they come uninvited.
~ Stephen King
If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.
~ Steve Jobs