July 31, 2012

Americans: "Nothing Like Us Ever Was"

"And the wind shifts
and the dust on a door sill shifts
and even the writing of the rat footprints
tells us nothing, nothing at all
about the greatest city, the greatest nation
where the strong men listened
and the women warbled: Nothing like us ever was."

-- Carl Sandberg. 1920.

Posted by gerardvanderleun at July 31, 2012 7:29 AM
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not bad, not bad at all.

Posted by: pdwalker at July 31, 2012 10:33 AM

Not good, not good at all. Funny as hell, and somewhat true.

Posted by: Jewel at July 31, 2012 10:37 AM

Americans rock!

Posted by: David McKinnis at July 31, 2012 10:46 AM

I love doing fireworks patrol for the USCG Aux. There is so much fun and silliness in a few hours. (I haven't done a jobbie nooner patrol yet, but maybe next year I will.)


Posted by: Mikey NTH at July 31, 2012 5:04 PM