My friend Stacey at The Endpapers is having a challenge to memorize a poem. At first I thought, I have 3 month old twins and a 2 1/2 year old. No way am I memorizing anything except the last time the kids ate. Then I thought, Well, I do have that book of Keats poems. Or maybe it's Yeats. Anyway, I'll just do a short one. And then, I already know the first stanza to "The Tyger." I'll just do that one.
So there you go. That's six stanzas to memorize! I've got the first two down, working on the third.
and what shoulder and what art
could twist the sinews of thy heart?
One a day. That's my goal.