?

Log in

No account? Create an account
Little Willow [userpic]

Poetry Friday: Unrest by Don Marquis

April 7th, 2017 (06:00 am)
Current Song: Declaration by David Cook

A fierce unrest seethes at the core
Of all existing things:
It was the eager wish to soar
That gave the gods their wings.

- the opening stanza of Unrest by Don Marquis

View all posts tagged as Poetry Friday at Bildungsroman.

View the roundup schedule at A Year of Reading.

Learn more about Poetry Friday.

Comments

Posted by: Irene Latham (Irene Latham)
Posted at: April 7th, 2017 09:40 pm (UTC)

oh that eager wish to soar... and do anything! Interesting what motivates us. Thank you!

Posted by: Little Willow (slayground)
Posted at: April 7th, 2017 10:21 pm (UTC)

Motivation is important. :)

Posted by: Kay McGriff (kaymcgriff)
Posted at: April 9th, 2017 01:40 pm (UTC)
Beautiful

Oh yes, that core of unrest propels us forward.

Posted by: Little Willow (slayground)
Posted at: April 9th, 2017 03:17 pm (UTC)
Re: Beautiful

Always forward.

Posted by: Mary Lee Hahn (Mary Lee Hahn)
Posted at: April 13th, 2017 11:06 pm (UTC)

Yes! (and hooray for Archy and Mehitabel while we're on the subject of Don Marquis!)

Posted by: Little Willow (slayground)
Posted at: April 13th, 2017 11:07 pm (UTC)

How have I never heard of Archy and Mehitabel? Thank you for introducing me! :)

6 Read Comments