I tell you I am none of these

  • Name me no names for my disease,
    With uninforming breath;
    I tell you I am none of these,
    But homesick unto death.
    – Witter Bynner,
  • Death is beautiful when seen to be a law, and not an accident – It is as common as life.  ~Henry David Thoreau, 11 March 1842, letter to Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Someday I’ll be a weather-beaten skull resting on a grass pillow,
    Serenaded by a stray bird or two.
    Kings and commoners end up the same,

    • Name me no names for my disease,
      With uninforming breath;
      I tell you I am none of these,
      But homesick unto death.
      – Witter Bynner,
    • Death is beautiful when seen to be a law, and not an accident – It is as common as life.  ~Henry David Thoreau, 11 March 1842, letter to Ralph Waldo Emerson
    • Someday I’ll be a weather-beaten skull resting on a grass pillow,
      Serenaded by a stray bird or two.
      Kings and commoners end up the same,
      No more enduring than last night’s dream.  – Ryokan
    • To the psychotherapist an old man who cannot bid farewell to life appears as feeble and sickly as a young man who is unable to embrace it.  – C.G. Jung