Posted by: jockmackenzie | May 22, 2011

He who can, does . . .

He who can, does. He who cannot, teaches.
Man and Superman (1903) “Maxims for Revolutionists”
George Bernard Shaw.

As a teacher, I was often taunted by those same folks who chided me for choosing the professional that had weekends and summers off, etc. with the second part of Shaw’s quote. It was probably a good thing. The result was that it made me want to prove them wrong.

I continue to try to “do.” Recently, an excellent Canadian author, Louise Penny, held a little contest. I entered . . . but lost. Well, I did get an honourary mention. I’ll let her blog entry tell the tale:


  1. Way to go Jock! Congratulations, it is a great poem. Marlene

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