Friday, June 1, 2012

Friday Poem

The Clothes Pin


How much better it is
to carry wood to the fire
than to moan about your life.
How much better
to throw the garbage
onto the compost, or to pin the clean
sheet on the line,
with a gray-brown wooden clothes pin.


- Jane Kenyon


From Collected Poems by JANE KENYON, 2005 

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