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October 31

Daily Wisdom

Daily Inspiration

Life of Significant Soil; Meaning of Life; Overcoming; Social Justice; Wisdom

Freelance Monkette

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“Being Me”

~ Abbey Lincoln

"O me! O life! of the questions of these recurring, / Of the endless trains of the faithless, of cities fill'd with the foolish, / Of myself forever reproaching myself, (for who more foolish than I, / and who more faithless?) / Of eyes that vainly crave the light, of the objects mean, of the / struggle ever renew'd, / Of the poor results of all, of the plodding and sordid crowds I see / around me, / Of the empty and useless years of the rest, with the rest me intertwined, / The question, O me! so sad, recurring--What good amid these, O me, O life? / Answer. / That you are here--that life exists and identity, / That the powerful play goes on, and you may contribute a verse."

                                              Walt Whitman

                                                "O Me! O Life!"