Poem of the day
Dejection: An Ode
by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Late, late yestreen I saw the new moon,
With the old moon in her arms;
And I fear, I fear, my master dear!
We shall have a deadly storm.
Ballad of Sir Patrick Spence.
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Always be a little kinder than necessary.
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Dana Smith MEd: “If you get too engrossed and involved and concerned in regard to things over which you have no control, it will adversely affect the things over which you have control.”
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Sarah E. Dale: It's what you learn after you know it all that counts. -John Wooden
Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel: We would like to congratulate Jonathan Salley. Jonathan is an Architecture major from Stow, OH.
This quote by John Wooden guides Jonathan’s life, “Talent will get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.”
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Births on this day in history
- 05/06/1954 - Angela Hernández Nuñez - Dominican author and poet
- 05/06/1897 - Paul Alverdes - German author and poet (d. 1979)
- 05/06/1871 - Christian Morgenstern - German author and poet (d. 1914)
Deaths on this day in history
- 05/06/1961 - Lucian Blaga - Romanian poet
- 05/06/1949 - Maurice Maeterlinck - Belgian-French poet and playwright
- 05/06/1902 - Bret Harte - American author and poet (b. 1836)
- 05/06/1877 - Johan Ludvig Runeberg - Swedish-Finnish poet and hymn-writer (b. 1804)