Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Keen Observer



Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson


Keen Observer

Unless
you
bother to watch for hawks, unless you try
to
find a preying mantis hiding in the garden, you do
not know that there is something
beyond
what
is obvious and easy. You
have
to stop assuming that you have already
seen it all, mastered
it all. You
must become a keen observer or you will
never
grow.


©Mary Lee Hahn, 2018




4 comments:

  1. One of the first things I do every morning is check to see the new poem! All kinds of wonderful and they just keep coming! I love this quote! I need to hang it up somewhere in my life!

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  2. Love the quote! Love the poem! You're really knocking these golden shovels out of the ballpark, Mary Lee!

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  3. Being a keen observer is a gift perhaps developed over time with great patience. I'm really enjoying your challenge and the life lessons they are bringing to us. Keep it going!

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  4. This quote is a big one and your poem encourages/nudges it further.

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