Quote Quoting RJR
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Under the wide and starry sky,
Dig the grave and let me lie.
Glad did I live and gladly die,
And I laid me down with a will

This be the verse you grave for me:
Here he lies where he longed to be;
Home is the sailor, home from sea,
And the hunter home from the hill.
I love it RJR. Thank you for sharing that excellent poem!
If you have ever read Jack London's "Sea Wolf", you may recall the discussion of Wolf Larson's highly literate erudition. London proclaims that all a poor sailor has is his intelligence, and, that he often develops that intelligence very very highly, by reading; so, you see, that is simply what happened with me too!