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Welcome to my blog! Sometimes, I write in Spanish, others in English, but basically this is my daily diary of sorts. Los invito a mi blog, que es como un diário de mis eventos y escritos que a veces son en español, y a veces en inglés...

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Beginners by: Walt Whitman


by: Walt Whitman

How they are provided for upon the earth, (appearing at intervals;)

How dear and dreadful they are to the earth;

How they inure to themselves as much as to any--What a paradox appears their age;

How people respond to them, yet know them not;

How there is something relentless in their fate, all times;

How all times mischoose the objects of their adulation and reward,

And how the same inexorable price must still be paid for the same great purchase.

From "Leaves of Grass", 1900

This photo, an original oil on canvas by Cuban artist Emilio Fernandez, " Equilibrista"

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