strengthIt is no use painting the foot of the tree white, the strength of the bark cries out from beneath the paint. Aime Cesaire Death used to announce itself in the thick of life but now people drag on so long it sometimes seems that we are reaching the stage when we may have to announce ourselves to death. It is as though one needs a special strength to die, and not a final weakness. I saw him… at peace in my armchair. I remember wishing he could stay in peace like that forever. I had a feeling of easing his burden with my strength. The strength of the United States is not the gold at Fort Knox or the weapons of mass destruction that we have, but the sum total of the education and the character of our people. I have prayed to God that he give me the strength to survive each day and to face those times in my life that will be extremely painful. I have put my total faith in God, and he will take care of me. The poem is the point at which our strength gave out. I don’t know if I’m an action star or if that’s just how things are shaping up. I would hate to be boxed into that forever, but it’s probably just a strength as far as my type goes, and I’m fine with that. The military might of a country represents its national strength. Only when it builds up its military might in every way can it develop into a thriving country. What is called a sincere work is one that is endowed with enough strength to give reality to an illusion. I give myself strength by staying away from any music.