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Boston April 2013

Monday, April 15, 2013

We woke this morning to news of the terrible events at the Boston Marathon. This poem came to mind.

Man was made to mourn: A Dirge

Many and sharp the num'rous ills
Inwoven with our frame!
More pointed still we make ourselves
Regret, remorse, and shame!
And man, whose heav'n-erected face
The smiles of love adorn, -
Man's inhumanity to man
Makes countless thousands mourn!
Robert Burns

I'm lost for words of my own to express my horror and sympathy to those affected directly and indirectly. Kia Kaha America.
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SABLENESS 4/21/2013 7:30PM

    "A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver." Proverbs 35:11

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BOPPY_ 4/18/2013 2:47PM

    Thank you.

Lee

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ARTJAC 4/17/2013 4:14AM

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LJR4HEALTH 4/16/2013 8:45PM

    Thanks for sharing the poem I too am lost for words

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AMYTRIPP 4/16/2013 7:22PM

    Thank you for sharing that poem. emoticon

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PCOH051610 4/16/2013 4:14PM

    Great poem emoticon for sharing

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AWESOMECHELZ 4/16/2013 9:25AM

    It is a very beautiful poem and thanks SO much for sharing it with us today. May you find your own peace and joy today, and safety. God bless.

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WENDYJM4 4/16/2013 8:42AM

    it is so unbelievable that people would do this.

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PATRICIA4472 4/16/2013 8:25AM

    Thank you for sharing this poem....

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LYNMEINDERS 4/16/2013 5:16AM

    Must losten to the news tonight...

Great dirge

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NEW-CAZ 4/16/2013 2:59AM

    I saw it on the news last night and my heart went out to them.
Such a lovely poem emoticon

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SUSIEPH1 4/16/2013 1:22AM

    Such a lovely poem. I have always loved Rabbie. Burns. Yes we join you in hoping that some day this world of ours can live in peace and harmony .
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MICKEYH 4/16/2013 12:15AM

    Thank you for sharing the poem. Right now, all I can say is RIP. emoticon emoticon

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LIBBYL1 4/15/2013 11:36PM

  Thank you...

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PHEBESS 4/15/2013 11:29PM

    It's unbelievable, isn't it? Just so insane!

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ADAGIO_CON_BRIO 4/15/2013 10:36PM

    Thank you.

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MLH148 4/15/2013 9:55PM

    Thanks for sharing this, Penny
It is unbelievable what people do to one another. emoticon

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