A Girl Who Thinks Too Much

A precious, moldering pleasure 'tis

To meet an antique book,

In just the dress his century wore:

A privilege, I think,

His venerable hand to take,

And warming in our own,

A passage back, or two, to make

To times when he was young,

His quaint opinions to inspect,

His knowledge to ufold

On what concerns our mutual mind,

The literature of old;

What interested scholars most,

What competitions ran

When Plato was a certainty

And Spophocles a man;

When Sappho was a living girl,

And Beatrice wore

The gown that Dante defied,

Facts, centures, before,

He traverses familiar,

As one should come to town

And tell you all your dreams were true:

He lived where dreams were sown.

His presence is enchantment,

You beg him not to go;

Old volumes shake their vellum heads

And tantalize, just so.

Much madness is divinest sense

To a discerning eye;

Much sense the starkest madness.

'Tis majority

In this, as all prevails.

Assent, and you are sane;

Demur, you're straightway dangerous,

and handled with a chain.

My favorite diaries:

My favorite music:

John Mayer
comments: But this morning, there's a calm I can't explain
The Ataris
comments: The only thing that matters is just following your heart and eventually you'll finally get it right
Vanessa Carlton
comments: Just a day just an ordinary day tryin to get by
comments: But I'm not crazy i'm just a little unwell I know right now you can't tell but stay a while and maybe you will see a different side of me
Lynyrd Skynyrd
comments: Train roll on many miles from my home, See, I'm riding my blues away.

My favorite movies:

Italian Job
comments: I trust everyone its the devil inside them that I don't trust

My favorite authors:

Mary Higgins Clark
comments: the best mystery
Nicholas Sparks
comments: reason why i'm a HUGE romantic
Kristin Hannah
comments: another reason i LOVE romance
Jonathan Kellerman
comments: great suspense and psycho thrillers

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