this can't be the end of ev'ry damned rainbow
"From the moment absurdity is recognized, it becomes a passion, the most harrowing of all. But whether or not one can live with one's passions, whether or not one can accept their law, which is to burn the heart they simultaneously exalt--that is the whole question." --Albert Camus "Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash." --Leonard Cohen
we get so tired of the script the parts we play unwittingly and wittingly the repeated acts of self preservation the auto self immune systems the soft signals we send come to mean so little come to be but the things that we do when we want to feel like there’s something—anything— that makes sense that we can count on that we can say reassures us what we can say measures us like brushing a lone loose lock of hair from the eyes like the nervous smoothing-out of creases in a dress
Bonnie made it famous. I still like the way that John does it best.
Such a story. Such a sad picture painted. So many great lines.