The Actual Words to Auld Lang Syne
“Auld Lang Syne,” by James Watson (1788, Semi-Translated) Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And never brought to mind? Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And auld lang syne? (This is the chorus…) For auld lang syne, my dear, For auld lang syne, We’ll take a cup of kindness yet, For auld lang syne. (These are the lyrics again…) And surely...
When I was a child, I used to speak like a child, think like a child, reason...– 1 Corinthians 13:11 (King James Bible translation)
We fear death, we shudder at life’s instability, we grieve to see the flowers...– Hermann Hesse, Narcissus and Goldmund (via keenpeach)
I Am Joe's Heart
My maternal grandmother—who lived through the Great Depression, the death of a toddler, and a deep depression resulting in shock treatments and being locked in shed upon occasion to keep her from literally running away—once told me, “The human heart is about the size of a fist.” She held up her fist to show me. She learned this from an article published in 1967 in...
I need to be alone. I need to ponder my shame and my despair in seclusion; I...– Henry Miller, Tropic of Cancer