A few days ago I continued watching Desperate Housewives. I’m at the beginning of season 5 so by now I have to admit that I kinda dig it 😀 Anyways, I think it was the last episode of season 4 where one of the characters (more specifically Mrs. McCluskey) recited this poem in honor of her neighbor who had recently passed away. I can’t tell why but for some reason I absolutely LOVE this poem and so I decided to share it with you.
When I heard it in the show I didn’t know what it was called so I had to pause my episode to google it right away. The first version I listened to was read by a man and so I got this idea that it’s really soothing to actually listen to well recited poems. Why don’t we read poems anymore? Personally, I realized that I prefer poems read by men. There’s just something about their relatively deep voice that gets through to me and really calms me down. So I had to search for what seamd like forever until I found a version I liked. But first the poem itself.
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Sorry guys for having to wait for soooo long!! But here is the second part of the lyrics collab with Awkward Teen (check out her blog here)!
For those of you who don’t know, we agreed on having a Disney lyrics quiz. She did the first 5 questions and I’ll do the next 5 and so on. Just like her, I’ll color the answers I got right in green and the ones I got wrong in red. The right answer to the question will have “(r)” behind it.
6. The Princess and the Frog
“When I’m a human being, at least I’ll ____ ____ ____, if you do your best each and every day, good things are sure to come your way.”
a) Finally be free
b) Act like one (r)
c) Try to be
d) Do my best
I figured the frog would like to be free since he’s bound to his fountain because of the spell. But acting like a human, or at least trying to, sounds good, too 🙂