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I place no flowers on his grave, but neither do I dance. No man… 
2nd-May-2011 11:15 am
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I place no flowers on his grave, but neither do I dance.



No man is an island -- John Donne

No man is an island entire of itself; every man
is a piece of the continent, a part of the main;
if a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe
is the less, as well as if a promontory were, as
well as a manor of thy friends or of thine
own were; any man's death diminishes me,
because I am involved in mankind.
And therefore never send to know for whom
the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.
Comments 
2nd-May-2011 10:11 pm (UTC)
Thank you for posting this. It sums up my difficult, conflicted emotions perfectly.
3rd-May-2011 01:09 pm (UTC)
Thank you for your comment, Erin.
3rd-May-2011 05:51 pm (UTC)
My thoughts exactly. Dancing and rejoicing seem wrong when a person is dead, no matter who it is or the circumstances behind the death. Need some time to sort it out.
25th-May-2011 02:59 am (UTC)
Don't know that I'll ever have an Answer on that one, however much time I take.
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