Margo Roby has invited us to share one of our favorite poems. I unabashedly fall into the “Can it be more than one?” group. I have favorite haiku which you can find here. I have favorite poems and quotes by others writers (yes, there are haiku there too), which you can find here. So what else? You’ll find them below.Surely at least one other person had to memorize this first poem. I did in the 8th grade. It has stayed with me all these years.
If—BY RUDYARD KIPLING
—————————————A new favorite, which will last longer in my heart than Kipling’s:
Phenomenal Woman BY MAYA ANGELOU
Source: The Complete Collected Poems of Maya Angelou (Random House Inc., 1994)
—————————————I confess, there are too many. So I will close with this:
When You Are Old BY WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS