A policeman at Buckingham Palace holds the gate open so that a duck and her ducklings, from nearby St. James’s Park, can leave the palace forecourt. (Photo by Douglas Miller/Keystone/Getty Images). May 4, 1964
Why do people have to be this lonely? What’s the point of it all? Millions of people in this world, all of them yearning, looking to others to satisfy them, yet isolating themselves. Why? Was the earth put here just to nourish human loneliness?