Posts Tagged ‘love’

After Long Silence

Posted: Saturday, November 6, 2010 in Poems, Poetry
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Speech after long silence; it is right,
All other lovers being estranged or dead,
Unfriendly lamplight hid under its shade,
The curtains drawn upon unfriendly night,
That we descant and yet again descant
Upon the supreme theme of Art and Song:
Bodily decrepitude is wisdom; young
We loved each other and were ignorant.

William Butler Yeats, 1933


Happy Seventieth Birthday, John

Posted: Saturday, October 9, 2010 in Beatles
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All you need is love.

Bat Terrier says yup.

(And here’s what the New Yawk Times says.)