Rich Lafferty's LiveJournal (mendel) wrote,
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not in vain

If I can stop one heart from breaking,
I shall not live in vain;
If I can ease one life the aching,
Or cool one pain,
Or help one fainting robin
Unto his nest again,
I shall not live in vain.

- Emily Dickinson, "Not In Vain"
Tags: emily dickinson, poem, poetry, quotes

  • Goodbye, Sam.

    This past weekend, while I was in retreat, our family dog Sam passed away at the age of 15. 15 is very old for a dog as big as Sam, the…


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  • New Papasan chair!

    New Papasan chair!, originally uploaded by mendel. Rasha says "giant cat bed!" but he is wrong.

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