Tag Archives: Robert Frost

FMM 12 1 17 Choices

“Not what we have, but what we enjoy, constitutes our abundance.” ~Epicurus. In the 1980’s, Jamaica went through some challenging times.  The Prime Minister (Michael Manley, a self-declared Socialist) had aligned himself too closely to Cuba’s Fidel for the US to be comfortable, and actions were taken to squeeze the country.  The IMF and the […]

FMM 5 26 17 Which Path?

“Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.”~Viktor E. Frankl.  I am a Mancunian by birth.  That means that I know that the correct pronunciation of the city’s name is Manchister, with the emphasis on the first syllable.  I lived there until I was […]

FMM 4 25 14 If Poets Ruled the World

“Most joyful let the poet be, it is through him that all men see.”~ William Ellery Channing. When last did you read a good poem?  Today is the last Friday in April, National Poetry Month.  Many of us can recite from heart poems learned in our childhood.  Whether they are the traditional celebration of nature […]