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Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Goodbye,Teddy. You will be missed.

Edward Kennedy

Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone.
Prevent the dog from barking with a juicy bone,
Silence the pianos and with muffled drum
Bring out the coffin, let the mourners come.


:from Funeral Blues, WH Auden



As tempted more; more able to endure,
As more exposed to suffering and distress;
Thence, also, more alive to tenderness.


Wordsworth

read President Obama's eulogy for Edward M. Kennedy, 8.29.09 here
image:New York Times