Michael McCarthy

Poetry Express – A Simple Treat

What single line or short verse speaks to you from a favorite poem of yours? Such lines/verses are often wonderful nuggets of wisdom/truth/beauty. Take a moment to share this line/verse with the readers of this blog. Leave your selection in the comments section below, including the title of the poem and the author. (You can also email me from the General Contact page.)

Today’s tidbit:

“The kettle is singing even as it pours you a drink.”

(from David Whyte’s poem “Everything is Waiting for You”)



  1. phil
    January 20, 2016 at 6:36 pm — Reply

    “it’s like a song i can hear, playing right in my ear, and I can’t sing it, but I can’t help listening….”
    Jackson Browne

  2. Mary
    January 28, 2016 at 8:07 pm — Reply

    The world was made to be free in; Give up all other worlds except the one to which you belong….
    David Whyte

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