July 2, 2015

How sweet to think of all the routes
we have taken to arrive at this moment.
—David Lehman
   American poet b.1948)

Source: "January 26" in The Daily Mirror: A Journal in Poetry (buy from Amazon)






Reflection for the Day appears in the Boston Globe every Monday through Saturday, on the last pages of the "G" section. The year 2015 marks the feature's thirty-first year of publication.

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