Monday, September 24, 2007

Monday outs...

I think I could turn and live with the animals. They are so placid and self-contained;
I stand and look at them long and long and they do not sweat and whine about their condition; they do not lie awake in the dark and weep for their sins; not one is dissatisfied; not one is demented with the mania of owning things.

- Walt Whitman

("Possum and Fig Newton" by Alex Schaefer)


Blogger Hone Williams said...

Apparently Walt never owned a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel who feels she owns the early morning before she has been feed. And she lets you know quite vociferously that she owns it...

8:25 PM  

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