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Once I said to a scarecrow, 'You must be tired of standing in this lonely field.' And he said, 'The joy of scaring is a deep and lasting one, and .....


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Old 27-08-2016
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The Scarecrow

Once I said to a scarecrow, 'You must be tired of standing in this
lonely field.'

And he said, 'The joy of scaring is a deep and lasting one, and I
never tire of it.'

Said I, after a minute of thought, 'It is true; for I too have
known that joy.'

Said he, 'Only those who are stuffed with straw can know it.'

Then I left him, not knowing whether he had complimented or belittled
me.

A year passed, during which the scarecrow turned philosopher.

And when I passed by him again I saw two crows building a nest
under his hat.
by Khalil Gibran

 
Old 01-09-2018
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