My wife who is a religion teacher for primary grades tells me there is a time-honored tradition in her school, and it is this: Students from kindergarten and the first grade may with their teachers' encouragement go into another class and interrupt the lessons in progress. They do this for a very special purpose which they boldly announce through the use of a sign atop a stick which one of the group holds. The sign says: "Poetry Break."

Robert J. Wicks in After 50: Spiritually Embracing Your Own Wisdom Years by Robert J. Wicks


To Practice This Thought:
Read a favorite poem to a family member or friend.


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