IT DROPPED SO LOW

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IT DROPPED SO LOW – 10 September 2008

For today I’ve chosen this poem by Emily Dickinson:

IT DROPPED SO LOW
Emily Dickinson (1830 – 1886)

It dropped so low – in my Regard –
I heard it hit the Ground –
And go to pieces on the Stones
At bottom of my Mind –

Yet blamed the Fate that flung it – less
Than I denounced Myself,
For entertaining Plated Wares
Upon my Silver Shelf –

For more poems by Emily Dickinson, and a short bio with photo, visit:
http://www.all-creatures.org/poetry/dickinson_emily.html 

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http://www.all-creatures.org/poetrydir.html
 


"Joyful Curmudgeon"
An oxymoron?
No! I see all the beauty of God's creation and I'm joyful.  At the same time, I see all the suffering and corruption going on in the world, and feel called to help expose and end it so that we may have true peace and compassion.

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