Jenny deBaun Yates

Nauset High School English

General Information

“Hold fast to dreams,

For if dreams die

Life is a broken-winged bird,

That cannot fly.”

Langston Hughes


“Don't Just"

Don't just learn, experience.

Don't just read, absorb.

Don't just change, transform.

Don't just relate, advocate.

Don't just promise, prove.

Don't just criticize, encourage.

Don't just think, ponder.

Don't just take, give.

Don't just see, feel.

Don’t just dream, do.

Don't just hear, listen.

Don't just talk, act.

Don't just tell, show.

Don't just exist, live.”

Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart