What will your verse be?


What will your verse be?

I am not an avid fan of promoting that, that is positively over promoted already, but the following advertisement from Apple definitely warrants a mention. In the video they promote the iPad air, and for those who have watched and watched, again and again, Dead Poets Society, should be familiar with narrative that is used in the video clip, and the question we are so eloquently left with: “What will your verse be?

Being an absolute believer in the iPad, which is a device that must be appreciated to its full potential and absolutely inspires users to leave their own my mark on the world. I was fortunate to have won my iPad 2 about 2 years ago, and as my wife reminded me just the other day and I quote “it was placed in your hands with a purpose, to help you show the world, in your life, in your work, how excellent you are” (it’s awesome that my wife thinks I’m excellent hey, excellent of course in and amidst my flaws and weaknesses). On my wish-list now is naturally to reward myself with an iPad Air, and as the saying goes, good things come to those who wait.

With not much more to say, here is the advertisement. Be inspired.

Here is the words from the narrative:

What will your verse be?

We don’t read and write poetry because it’s cute.
We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race.
And the human race is filled with passion.

And medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life.
But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for.

To quote from Whitman, “O me! O life!… of the questions of these recurring; of the endless trains of the faithless… of cities filled with the foolish; what good amid these, O me, O life?” Answer. That you are here – that life exists, and identity; that the powerful play goes on and you may contribute a verse. that the powerful play *goes on* and you may contribute a verse.
What will your verse be?

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