Archive for September 23rd, 2012

Summer is Ended

September 23, 2012

Image from The Agribusiness Council – Educational Pioneers

THE SUMMER IS ENDED

Christina G. Rossetti (1830-1894)

Wreathe no more lilies in my hair,
For I am dying, Sister sweet;
Or, if you will for one last time
Indeed, why make me fair
Once for my winding-sheet.

Pluck no more roses for my breast,
For I like them fade in my prime;
Or, if you will, why pluck them still,
That they may share my rest
Once more for the last time.

Weep not for me when I am gone,
Dear tender one, but hope and smile;
Or, if you cannot choose but weep,
A little while weep on,
Only a little while.

Mason City Globe Gazette (Mason City, Iowa) Jul 30, 1929

A Thought – Overcome Evil

September 23, 2012

Lima News (Lima, Ohio) Nov 12, 1926

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The Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood slogan:

“Allah is our objective; the Quran is our law, the Prophet is our leader; Jihad is our way; and death for the sake of Allah is the highest of our aspirations.”

Quote from Weasel Zippers