This is from the liner notes from the Elephant album.
What does it mean in the end to own the world but lose your soul? What good do possessions serve us if we lose our minds in the process of possessing them?
Tonight I had a fantastic conversation with a good friend! In fact, it was so good that we concluded it outside the restaurant where it began in 27°F weather!
How great this feast! This passage of cheer!
The dusk’s crisp dew outside is near,
While fire within hedges from fear.
These walls of love, of shelter endear.
“In America” is the best film I’ve seen this year. And to be fair, I’ve seen some truly great films so that comment is no small task.
Cary Tennis is columnist for Salon. His regular piece is called “Since you asked…”