Monday, August 14, 2017

July 26, 1881 by Michael Ceraolo

July 26, 1881

Garfield:

Science "is the literature of God
written on the stars---the trees---the rocks---
and more important because [of]
its marked utilitarian character"
Today an outstanding man of science,
Alexander Graham Bell, the man
whose marvelous invention the telephone
Crete and I saw demonstrated
at the Centennial Exposition,
brought an invention he calls the
"induction balance bullet detector"
to the Executive Mansion
and Dr. Bliss used it to try
to find the bullet inside me
Dr. Bliss was unsuccessful

Guiteau:

"They always took me
for a gentleman"


"This is another from his work Eighty Days, dramatic monologues by Garfield and Guiteau for each of the days covering the period from the day Guiteau shot Garfield until the day Garfield died."


Bio:  "Michael Ceraolo is a 59-year-old retired firefighter/paramedic and active poet and baseball fan.

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