Wednesday’s Piece

“If I had a sparrow alight upon my shoulder for a moment…and I felt that I was more distinguished by that circumstance than I should have been by any epaulette  I could have worn.”

(Thoreau, 1817 – 1862)

John Lentell

27th May, 1970

Monday’s Piece

“I don’t think women are really capable of great tenderness. We despise weakness and so harry it, and one needs great strength and great confidence for tenderness – women are seldom as confident as all that.”

(From ‘Letter for Tomorrow‘ by Rosemary Ross Skinner)

John Lentell

25th May, 1970