I didn’t paint the fence today.
The rain ruined my plans.
A pile of exams instead;
Rake-less man among fallen leaves.
From my window, dark skies
Give way to a ribbon of blue.
I may paint the fence tomorrow,
Or I may invoke the Sabbath.
Some decisions are best made in the light of morning.
DAVID BERRY is the author of “A More Daring Life: Finding Voice at the Crossroads of Change” and the founder of RULE13 Learning. He speaks and writes about the complexity of leading in a changing world. Connect with him on Twitter at @berrydavid.