Rod in “The Best is Yet to Come” 11/6/04
Photo by Shira Greenburg ©2004 by Broadway.com. Used by Permission
A Thought for Today
Each friend we lose in this world spurs
our desire to enter the world that lies ahead.
A FLIGHT FROM6THE
5 March 2001
WRITING A POEM
When someone asks me how long it took to write a particular poem I ask
what year it was published, and even if I used up only hours to commit
the words to paper I add the life I've lived to the point of
publication, and give that as my answer.
My poems of ten years ago are different from the ones I write today. The
work I do tomorrow will be miles apart from that done yesterday. My
seasons in the sun ahead are not as many as they could be. Nonetheless
they will be lived out fully - as full as I know how to make them. For
me no day is complete unless I've written a few words about it. I trust
my notebook more and my memory less each hour. -Tres Vidas, Mexico, 1974
3/5/01 - adapted from the introduction to "Seasons In The Sun", 1974
I don’t know about you but I miss Dan Rather already. I’ll see you over
the weekend – if not at the Luckman then back here with a few words.
RM 3/9/2005 3:16AM PST
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