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Love for Longfellow!!

Following is an excerpt from 'The Psalm of Life' written by the great Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. 


In the world's broad field of battle, In the bivouac of Life, Be not like dumb, driven cattle! Be a hero in the strife!If Keats and Lord Byron have influenced me, Longfellow has mesmerized with his realistic lyrical symbolism from life's events. So often do I long for tranquil moments, and in those poetry always takes my inner aspirations to surreal worlds! Its surprising to see such a mystic connection of the heart with words that travel along soulful trains of memories!
Memories so sweet that I cry, sang Johnny Cash.


Lives of great men all remind us We can make our lives sublime, And, departing, leave behind us Footprints on the sands of time; Footprints, that perhaps another, Sailing o'er life's solemn main, A forlorn and shipwrecked brother, Seeing, shall take heart again. Let us, then, be up and doing, With a heart for any fate; Sti…