Sunday, May 12, 2013

Auguries of Innocence...

Man was made for Joy & Woe;
And when this we rightly know
Thro' the world we safely go.
Joy & Woe are woven fine,
A Clothing for the Soul devine;
Under every grief & pine
Runs a joy with silken twine.

William Blake, Auguries of Innocence






7 comments:

  1. Very poetic today Sharon.
    I trust there is not any woe but more joy in your life at present.
    hugs Dee

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    1. Awww thanks Dee! No, thank goodness there us no woe in my life!! I reading a book by Jennifer Worth called 'In the Midst of Life' and the piem was in there and I just liked it....
      The book is actually about death, which sounds morbid but it actually isn't. I'm finding it very enlightening!!!
      I read some 'odd' books sometimes!!!!
      Hugs Sharon xx

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    2. I read this book too and as an ex nurse myself I know first hand that Death is nothing too fear. I enjoyed all four of her books and now I have discovered the kindle I read everything and anything!!

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    3. I didn't know you used to be a nurse Ronny, a very admirable profession. I have read her other books too and this is my last one now and am finding it very interesting indeed. Isn't the Kindle brilliant! I would be lost without mine, because English books are so expensive here and so many of the secondhand bookshops have closed down :(
      I just got the paper white version, I think thats what its called, it has the backlight and it's great. I need to put my older Kindle on Ebay so someone else can enjoy it!
      Right, back to the book....just reading about CPR!

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    4. it used to be an admirable profession Sharon, but standards have dropped sadly and I am glad to have hung up my uniform and cap, but my God! what a fantastic time I had, I loved it so much it never felt like work!

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    5. Ronny I can so relate! In another life I worked for the City of London Police and Essex Police in Scenes of Crime....we had a lot of contact with local nursing staff including those at Barts....they really knew how to party!!!! I think the medical profession and the police went very much hand in hand....ahhhh thise were the days! I loved that time in my life, it was hard work but we partied hard too!!!

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  2. Sorry about the spelling mistakes in my reply, I'm using mobile blogger and it's really hard to correct!

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