An old man with young thoughts

I saw this wonderful video about a 77-year-old kitesurfer this morning, and it somehow reminded me of “The Summer Day”, the Mary Oliver poem that delicately lands on a simple but powerful question:

Tell me, what is it you plan to do
with your one wild and precious life?

If you haven’t heard the poem before (artist reading below), give it a listen.  I usually make notes about other languages here, but both of these videos are solid reminders of the poetry of life and the beauty of the English language– I shouldn’t take it for granted!

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