Given the daunting challenges that we face it's important that president elect Obama is prepared to really take power and begin to rule day one.
Dealing with poetry is a daunting task simply because the reason one does it as an editor at all is because one is constantly coming to terms with one's own understanding of how to understand the world.
Like anyone who goes to college you're leaving a familiar surrounding and a comfortable environment and your friends and everything and you're starting fresh. It can be pretty daunting.
Emotional 'literacy' implies an expanded responsibility for schools in helping to socialize children. This daunting task requires two major changes: that teachers go beyond their traditional mission and that people in the community become more involved with schools as both active participants in children's learning and as individual mentors.
The contrasts between what is spent today to educate a child in the poorest New York City neighborhoods where teacher salaries are often even lower than the city averages and spending levels in the wealthiest suburban areas are daunting challenges to any hope New Yorkers might retain that even semblances of fairness still prevail.
With fiction you can talk about plot character and narrative whereas a poem brings home the fact that everything that happens in a work of literature happens in terms of language. And this is daunting stuff to deal with.
I became famous so quickly and so young - it was daunting. I was immature and I used to say some really stupid things in interviews. I never smiled on stage so I looked really serious but it was because I hated my teeth and was incredibly nervous.
Strange about parents. We have such easy access to them and such daunting problems of communication.
Often times when you face such an overwhelming challenge as global climate change it can be somewhat daunting - it's kind of like trying to lose weight which I know something about.
Whether you were talking about Pillsbury Burger King Godfather's the National Restaurant Association in each one of those situations I had a daunting problem that I had to solve. And I used the same business principles to approach the problem and more importantly solve the problem in every one of the situations.