Thursday, April 18, 2013



I felt a Funeral, in my Brain,
 And Mourners to and fro
Kept treading –– treading –– till it seemed
That Sense was breaking through -

And when they all were seated,
A Service, like a Drum ––
Kept beating –– beating –– till I thought
My mind was going numb––

And then I heard them lift a Box
And creak across my Soul
With those same Boots of Lead, again,
Then Space –– began to toll,


As all the Heavens were a Bell,
And Being, but an Ear,
And I, and Silence, some strange Race,
Wrecked, solitary, here ––

And then a Plank in Reason, broke,
And I dropped down, and down ––
And hit a World, at every plunge,
And Finished knowing –– then ––


~ Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)


10 comments:

  1. Emily has captured quite well what a mourner goes through. I've been a mourner too many times! When I finish "knowing," the emptiness is unbearable.

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  2. Oh Please let it be the Tea Party, oh please!
    Apparently the FBI has a suspect according to CNN, press conference at 5 but reading the very early intel analysis in the papers there does seem to be some sort of vague consensus forming that this was homegrown, domestic terror of the shall we say maybe the right-wing variety and as some have already pointed out it happened on 4/15 or Tax Day. Some sort of ricin-laced letter was also sent to Obama and this doesn't bear the earmark of al-Qaeda or even an amateur Bugs Bunny offshoot and we all know how many enemies on the Right he has (are they avenging Breitbart's death, I mean murder?). The msm seem just a tad reluctant to go there, they did get some blowback over some very early Aurora assumptions but today, maybe tomorrow you just might hear the names Sarah Palin and Jon Voight mentioned. RUSH with his big mouth probably set the whole thing off and so Bill Moyers can happily opine about the proper parameters of free speech. Oh please please dear God let it be true!!! Rachel Maddow probably has a piece in the can already just in case.

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  3. ... (are they avenging Breitbart's death, I mean murder?)....

    ----

    Egad, has the man that called for Andrew Breitbart to be put in a body bag before his demise taken to posting anonymously now?

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  4. Want to know what's going on in Boston? May I recommend this. Can you say "Craft International"? Can you tell me what this is?

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  5. Nothing beats a great conspiracy theory based upon incomplete evidence. ;)

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  6. Joe Conservative, I think the answer to your second question is answered from a link appearing in your first link to Natural News. He's a good goy and he writes a lot about food and nutrition as well as the GM issue.

    If I recall he published articles back in the day at FPM.

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  7. Here's the link for those to squeamish to read Info Wars ...

    http://www.naturalnews.com/039977_The_Craft_Boston_marathon_private_military_contractors.html

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  8. Ahhh... radiation detectors... sweeping for "Dirty Bombs". Who knew?

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  9. You’re visiting your doctor because you have flu symptoms. After checking your heart, pulse and other vital signs, your doctor turns to you and asks, “By the way, the federal government has authorized me to ask you, What type and how many guns do you have in your home?"

    Sounds like George Orwell’s "1984"?
    Wrong.
    It’s 2013. And if President Barack Obama gets his way by executive order, doctors across the country could play a key role in his new gun control initiative.
    Nothing to see here folks, all we are doing is upholding the supreme law of the land....the Constitution.
    And while we are on the subject of Obama acting like a FOOL!
    WHY didn’t Obama send an official delegation to her funeral.
    I as an American I'm way beyond surprised. I'm ashamed....and angry.

    As everyone knows, it is standard operating procedure for the President, or Vice President or the First Lady or, at a minimum the Secretary of State, to attend funerals of ALL foreign leaders, even those from lesser nations.
    The White House offered a lame excuse -- all the senior Obama administration officials are way too busy to take 24 hours out of their hectic schedules to pay respects to the woman who along with Ronald Reagan helped win the Cold War.
    For Heavens Sake, show some respect, she earned it.
    By failing to send even one senior level official to Mrs. Thatcher's funeral, this President has shown this Country and the rest of the world what a FOOL he is, perhaps if it was a Muslim Leader or a Leader from a Black Nation he would be there himself.
    But by reading the blogs of the stupid Obamabots, you’d think that he was a Hero!.
    Obama said the N.R.A. willfully lied! Well it takes One to Know One!

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  10. Lift thine eyes.
    Oh lift thing eyes to the mountains
    Whence cometh thy help.
    Thy help cometh from the Lord
    Who made Heaven and earth.
    He will not suffer thy foot to be moved
    Behold He that keepeth Israel
    Shall neither slumber nor sleep.
    The Lord shall preserve the from all evil.
    He shall preserve thy soul.
    The Lord shall preserve thy going out
    And thy coming in
    From this time forth, and even forever more.

    ____ Wagmore Barkless _____

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