On the other hand, what would be your equivalent of striking out? Writing a poem nobody liked? Cooking a soup you weren't happy with? Getting rejected?
Notice that in each case, the strikeout can't even happen unless you swing. It's seldom the things you try and fail at that deeply trouble you late in your life - it's the things you never tried to do at all.
A Year of Living Consciously
Newsflash!! The falcons are nesting again
Mae, the nesting falcon