Sunday, October 23, 2011

I haven't been here in a while. Life gets in the way of my internet time, but that's ok.

Recently I received some really bad news about a friend. I am heart-broken at the loss of such a good man.

Perhaps the only thing to make me feel better right now is a poem. A poem by Ralph Waldo. Because he understands.


The water understands
Civilization well;
It wets my foot, but prettily,
It chills my life, but wittily,
It is not disconcerted,
It is not broken-hearted:
Well used, it decketh joy,
Adorneth, doubleth joy:
Ill used, it will destroy,
In perfect time and measure
With a face of golden pleasure
Elegantly destroy.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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