sophrosyne and vorfreude
<And I thought of Auden’s line the next time I rode alone along Van Dyke, which does not remind me of her at all: “Hearts that we broke long ago have long been breaking others”>
Lawrence Osborne – Riding in Red Hook
happiness is like smoke
-you got to keep on making it-
in order to see it.
this still is my favorite Christmas Story, it is.
thank you mr. Wren!
“November” is track #2 on the album Beautiful Maladies: The Island Years.
It was written by Tom Waits.
“However much you have been wanting and hoping and dreaming of meeting the person of your dreams, it is only when you meet them that you will start missing them.
and this is what we mean by friends: even when they are absent, they are with us; even when they lack some things, they have an abundance of others; even when they are weak, they are strong; and still to say, even when they are dead, they are alive.
Cicero, De Amicitia