Graduation thought

I just saw a  bunch of young people toss their graduation caps into the air.  It’s a fabulous ritual, that.  It’s a thrill to do, and a whole lot of fun to watch.

One of the graduation speakers tonight alluded to this line from Mary Oliver’s poem “The Summer Day” :

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

A very good question.

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