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Think not of them, thou hast thy music too, - While barred clouds bloom the soft-dying day, And touch the stubble-plains with rosy hue; Then in a wailful choir the small gnats mourn Among the river sallows, borne aloft Or sinking as the light wind lives or dies; And full-grown lambs loud bleat from hilly bourn; Hedge-crickets sing; and now with treble soft The red-breast whistles from a garden-croft; And gathering swallows twitter in the skies.
Listen to this crap: 'A land where wailful winds whisper of Sitting Bull, Crazy Horse and Custer.
After a moment of silence at 5:13 AM, there will be the eerie wailful sound of dozens of sirens from scores of vintage along with fire trucks and police cars followed by the traditional wreath laying by the mayor and the singing of "San Francisco.