The Lighthouse Keeper Wonders.
The light I have tended for 40 years is now to be run by a set of gears.
The Keeper said, And it isn't nice to be put ashore by a mere device.
Now, fair or foul the wind that blow or smooth or rough the sea below,
It is all the same. The ships at night will run to an automatic light.
The clock and gear which truly turn are timed and set so the light shall burn.
But did ever an automatic thing set plants about in early Spring?
And did ever a bit of wire and gear a cry for help in darkness hear?
Or welcome callers and show them through the lighthouse rooms as I used to do?
'Tis not in malice these things I say All men must bow to the newer way.
But it's strange for a lighthouse man like me after forty years on shore to be.
And I wonder now - will the grass stay green? Will the brass stay bright and the windows clean?
And will ever that automatic thing plant marigolds in early Spring?
By Edgar Guest
Edgar Guest is my favirite poet of all times, it does me good to read his poems. I had a few complaints this morning but I have fogotten what thy were now, must not been very bad..
There are two things that I Am always anixous to see on monday morning, one is Stabucks Coffee, and and Misty and Oreo are far ahead of the coffee. I just love to go to Sara's Dog Training blog and get a look at those smiles. DAD.
.These Cams are the only way to keep check on old Dad, and that is not very hard to do, he moves so slow. No these three outside Cams are to watch my WILDLIFE HABITAT, and I hope that you enjoy them as much as I enjoyed doing it for you. .
The tomato season may still be going on in your time zone, if so you will appreciate this. DAD
I have a litle more that I wanted to say this morning but it is monday morning and I am getting being with my work. I am o.k and in a Happy mood and wish the same for all of you. I Love you. DAD
BYE BYE DAD
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