Friday, February 11, 2011

Ten Things You Should Know About Slow

Don't rush through life. Dian Duchin Reed is a writer and poet who loves to garden and always takes time to smell the roses, lilacs and jasmine. Among "Ten Things You Should Know About Slow" she recommends that:

One of the most delightful (and insightful) ways to slow down is to take the time to read poetry daily. "And I shall have some peace there, for peace comes dropping slow," wrote William Butler Yeats in "The Lake Isle of Innisfree."

Savour poems of all eras, categories and styles by choosing a book from our poetry section (we have hundreds by poets from all over the world on our shelves) and read one poem slowly.

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