Observations & Opinions of Dunwoody events.
SeparationYour absence has gone through me Like thread through a needle.Everything I do is stitched with its color.- W. S. Merwin
Dear DOTP,Seek help for yourself ASAP,-Dunwoody Citizens
"A century after Shakespeare's death it was fashionable for men, otherwise sane, to ridicule the pretensions of the author of Hamlet to intellectual seriousness, and to apologies for his childishness. . .At present, a century after Mozart's death, we have among us men, only partially idiotic, who hold similar language of the composer of Don Giovanni. Now the truth about Shakespeare was never forgotten - never even questioned by the silent masses who read poetry, but skip notes, comments, and criticism. . .And the masses are similarly sound on the subject of Mozart, which is shown by the fact that Mozart will still draw a house when nothing else will. . .I anticipate the years will unfortunately always witness dunces ridiculing the authors of exceptional and perceptive villanelle to be no more than 'ink slingers', with only the daughters of the poets to defend them."- George Bernard ShawField GuideNo one I ask knows the name of the flowerwe pulled the car to the side of the road to pickand that I point to dangling purple from my lapel.I am passing through the needle of springin North Carolina, as ignorant of the flowers of the southas the woman at the barbecue stand who laughsand the man who gives me a look as he pumps the gasand everyone else I ask on the way to the airportto return to where this purple madness is not seenblazing against the sober pines and rioting along the roadside.On the plane, the stewardess is afraid she cannot answermy question, now insistent with the fear that I will leavethe province of this flower without its sound in my ear.Then, as if he were giving me the time of day, a passengerlooks up from his magazine and says wisteria.- Billy Collins
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