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“As You Go Through Life”


Description from Beady Little Eyes: The first verse of the poem - "As You Go Through Life" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Don't look for the flaws as you go through life;
And even when you find them,
It is wise and kind to be somewhat blind
And look for the virtue behind them.
For the cloudiest night has a hint of light
Somewhere in its shadows hiding;
It is better by far to hunt for a star,
Than the spots on the sun abiding.


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Measurements: 2.5mm hole, 2.3mm thick

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Measurements: 0.6mm hole/22 gauge

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  1. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    I love that poem! After all, Mother Nature doesn’t create everything perfectly, but we still see and marvel over the imperfections for their beauty. I love your pick to go with the poem.

  2. Chicky Red-haired Grammy
    Chicky Red-haired Grammy says:

    Love the poem and love the pick! Thank you!

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    thegreenzebra says:

    This is a well-thought put together pick Beady – I love the set up, going from the ground to above ground, to flight and eventually the sky/heavens. an excellent match for the wonderful poem – thank you so much for sharing.

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    MH says:

    Wonderful picture- a very thoughtful pick!!

  5. Phoenix
    Phoenix says:

    WOW! What a fun pick layout! And thanks for sharing the poem with the wise sentiments.

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    Thank you for sharing the lovely poem.
    Your pick is a poem in itself…a visual poem that tells a story without saying a word. Well done!

  7. Kathryn R
    Kathryn R says:

    Such a beautifully appropriate pick for that commemorative day. Thank you, Beady. And after the floods, wild fires, disease and drought of this summer, there is still beauty and virtue to be found. <3

  8. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Thank you all so much.

  9. EPBCornell
    EPBCornell says:

    Congrats on a wonderful POD, Lucinda, with a wise and beautifully spoken & depicted message. Perfect for the day you posted it, and to be reminded any day in what often seems a chaotic and negative human world. Thank you for sharing this poem with your cleverly chosen & arranged pick!

  10. BevB
    BevB says:

    Congrats! I love your picks and poems…they are like the rest of your masterpieces.

  11. dolllady aka Pam
    dolllady aka Pam says:

    Congrats on your amazing POD!

  12. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Congratulations! I copied your poem…..

  13. Kathryn R
    Kathryn R says:

    Congratulations, Beady. Beautiful poem, beautiful pick.

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    thegreenzebra says:

    Well deserved Congratulations Beady, such a great pick you put together – I copied the poem too CC – !! love it

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    MH says:


  16. Beady Little Eyes
    Beady Little Eyes says:

    Thank you all so much!

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