L o n g i n g


“The zeal fizzled.  The fire in my bones became only an ache in the joints….My joyfulness became jadedness.”—Mark Buchanan in Your God Is Too Safe

We know it too well:
The day the music died
And suddenly “And it was all yellow”
Has bled itself dry
And the silence beats eardrums
Like waves on a rocky shore
Or a pair of purple mums–
The deafening muted roar
Is much too much to bear;
I need to need to hear.

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4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. readinpleasure
    May 10, 2013 @ 12:25:26

    Powerfully sad

    Reply

  2. hehejohnnyhehe
    May 22, 2013 @ 03:11:22

    this is brilliant, for serious.

    Reply

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