Monday, October 12, 2009
"Love him? Well, I don't know. It ain't the same love that you got for a young man…People when they get old like that, they don't require kissing and hugging and necking and one thing or another. The old saying is 'better to be an old man's darling than a young man's slave.'"
Lincoln Monument: Washington
by Langston Hughes
Let's go see Old Abe
Sitting in the marble and the moonlight,
Sitting lonely in the marble and the moonlight,
Quiet for ten thousand centuries, old Abe.
Quiet for a million, million years.
And yet a voice forever