Oh, I know how she feels! Why, I’ve needed to buy a toilet bowl brush for weeks and weeks now, but I’ve misplaced one of my diamond earrings and I just can’t bring myself to go to Walmart in my plain old pearls!
I don’t know how it is in her area, but in my small town you’re likely to run into at least four or five people you know at Wal-Mart, including former classmates and old flames from 20 years ago. You just don’t want to look too frumpy!
Resurrection [from La Corona John Donne] Moist with one drop of Thy blood, my dry soul Shall—though she now be in extreme degree Too stony hard, and yet too fleshly—be Freed by that drop, from being starved, hard or foul, And life by this death abled shall control Death, whom Thy death slew ; nor [...]
[From La Corona by John Donne] CRUCIFYING By miracles exceeding power of man, He faith in some, envy in some begat, For, what weak spirits admire, ambitious hate: In both affections many to Him ran. But O! the worst are most, they will and can, Alas! and do, unto th’ Immaculate, Whose creature Fate is, [...]