Succour for gloomy bloggers
He tried to weigh his soul to see if it was a poet's soul. Melancholy was the dominant note of his temperament, he thought, but it was melancholy tempered by recurrences of faith and resignation and simple joy. If he could give expression to it in a book of poems perhaps men would listen.
�� -- Joyce, Dubliners, "A Little Cloud" via wood s lot