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dance to a different drum
Posted by: lois (217.140.38.---)
Date: September 24, 2004 06:17AM

I am trying to find a poem my aunt liked, to use at her funeral - . I recall it contains line similar to
because I dance to a different drum

Any help in localting this is much appreaciated

Posted by: ilza (---.user.ajato.com.br)
Date: September 24, 2004 10:10AM

I don't know this poem,
but Thoreau said something similar, as beautiful as a poem :

If a man does not keep pace with his companions,
perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Let him step to the music which he hears,
however measured or far away.

Walden, or Life in the Woods, 1854

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