Wednesday, July 13, 2011

The Call Of The Wild

They have cradled you in custom, they have primed you with their preaching,
They have soaked you in convention through and through;
They have put you in a showcase; you're a credit to their teaching -
But can't you hear the Wild? - it's calling you.
Let us probe the silent places, let us seek what luck betide us;
Let us journey to a lonely land I know.
There's a whisper on the night-wind, there's a star agleam to guide us,
And the Wild is calling, calling...let us go.

~ The Call of the Wild (Last Verse) - Robert Service ~

I was doing a lot of quote searching the other day for a special friend's birthday, this is my other favourite after the C S Lewis one below...

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