Shades of Gray from Grayson Co, TX #821 – New Growth!

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Emily Dickinson

Growth of Man — like Growth of Nature —

 Growth of Man -- like Growth of Nature --
Gravitates within --
Atmosphere, and Sun endorse it --
Bit it stir -- alone --

Each -- its difficult Ideal
Must achieve -- Itself --
Through the solitary prowess
Of a Silent Life --

Effort -- is the sole condition --
Patience of Itself --
Patience of opposing forces --
And intact Belief --

Looking on -- is the Department
Of its Audience --
But Transaction -- is assisted
By no Countenance --

 

 

You just got to love the heart of Emily Dickinson. Grow today, even if only by the slightest…†…jim

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