I suppose every one must have reflected how primeval and how poetical are the things that one carries in one's pocket; the pocket-knife, for instance, the type of all human tools, the infant of the sword. Once I planned to write a book of poems entirely about things in my pockets. But I found it would be too long, and the age of the great epics is past.
Sunday, August 2, 2020
There are reasons GKC is much-loved. His prose is so winsome and imaginative. I hope you will take time to enjoy A Piece of Chalk, one of so many choice selections. Here's an excerpt:
"It's not what you don't know that'll get you in trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so." ~Mark Twain
“Bless you prison, bless you for being in my life. For there, lying upon the rotting prison straw, I came to realize that the object of life is not prosperity as we are made to believe, but the maturity of the human soul.”