20 Jan 2005

Here the wonders we have forged dissipate into the ether, like so much mist in the mountains. Yet somehow, we remember: the face that launched a thousand ships, the life and death of a Savior, chivalric armor and honor, the Mona Lisa, the Fifth Symphony: people, things, ideas that were all in their ways mortal, carried down the paths of time upon new backs every generation. There are dreams we still dream, experiences we yet share with the first man, the first woman…. Here the wind carries off the souls of the departed, yet memory persists past the deterioration of the flesh and of the written word. Miraculous is it all, to stand with our feet rooted in the ancient, eyes raised to the starlight of what is to come — let us climb our one hundred feet of history’s vine and hand off the baton, our portion of immortality. This mass organism called civilization, being born and dying as it moves on its way: may it not stray too far from its quest ever higher.

posted by John H. Doe @ 12:08 am

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    Hi

    Comment by anan takird — 20 Jan 2005 @ 6:39 am


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    am keng

    Comment by anan takird — 20 Jan 2005 @ 6:39 am

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