Tuesday, February 5, 2008
Thoughts on an Era, From Sad to Angry, to love and beyond.
“Had he and I but met
By some old ancient inn,
We should have sat us down to wet
Right many a nipperkin!
“But ranged as infantry,
And staring face to face,
I shot at him as he at me,
And killed him in his place.
“I shot him dead because—
Because he was my foe,
Just so: my foe of course he was;
That’s clear enough; although
“He thought he’d ’list, perhaps,
Off-hand like—just as I—
Was out of work—had sold his traps—
No other reason why.
“Yes; quaint and curious war is!
You shoot a fellow down
You’d treat, if met where any bar is,
Or help to half-a-crown.”
- Thomas Hardy
I will be in Lincoln, NE on Thursday playing at Knickerbockers w. Matt Nathanson
i will be in Boulder, CO on Saturday playint at Fox Theatre w. Matt Nathanson
i love to not loathe.
you and i