I have never Reblogged someone, but you must read this post! It will brighten your day and give you much needed refresh button on life!
Wednesday morning, driving to the gym and listening to NPR. At that hour of the morning, Garrison Keillor presents ‘The Writer’s Almanac‘ providing interesting factoids about authors that would ensure victory in a game of Trivial Pursuit, if only I would remember them. He then reads from the ‘Poet’s Corner‘ – and I literally had to pull over to listen to his gentle voice intone excerpts from Ron Padgett‘s poem “How To Be Perfect”. Given my post yesterday, the juxtaposition was almost eerie and definitely surprising in the best of all possible ways. I wanted to share it with you, for in keeping with the belief that we could be a bit kinder to ourselves in many areas and more honest with ourselves in others – there is no one who can communicate this like Ron Padgett.
Excerpts from “How To Be Perfect”
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