learn what life is

13 Oct

I sat down to listen to this song and I typed out the lyrics as I listened, the old-fashioned way.  It is a form of mediation almost for me.  To focus on the words of a song and transcribe them as they flow out.  It reminds me of doing it as a teenager, before Internet when you couldn’t just find the lyrics to songs.  I would spend hours doing it, pencil in hand, pausing, rewinding the tape back and forth, over and over for the parts I could not quite catch.  You caught a lot more of the phrasing that way, let it seep into your mind.

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the fool

2 Oct

I haven’t lived very much
in hopes that I
will only very little die.

(…to be revisited)


Self-portrait:  courtesy of moi and Paint

hello, cruel world

1 Oct

Reference: Hello, Cruel World

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