Oct18

Moby Dick
Jonah had plenty of time.
Time boxed in days
Labelled for Dr Black
And Reverend Green.
Time to breath
And think about the time
When a Doctor and a Priest
Chased him over the fields
Straight down the gullet
Of this giant fish.
Don't think too much, Jonah.

Isaac Jogues, French missionary and martyr, died today in 1646.

Moby Dick, written by Herman Melville, was first published, as the Whale, on this day in 1851.

Christine Murrell, English medical doctor and activist for women’s right, was born today in 1874 and died in this day in 1933.

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