The music I heard once
Was louder than it is now
I can no longer distinguish
Pained cries from shouts of joy
Perhaps my ears are deaf
Or the interference too great
Still the order I remember
Has given way to discord
And while running wild was exciting
It was so only for a moment
Fleeting as a note
Leaving an even more transparent impression
The music I recall
Was different than it is now
For the new makes the old seem older than it is
To think from that
We grew into a new age
Suggests that ages past
Were not enough for adventuring souls
For stars too bright to be concealed
In a dark but beauteous night
We will paste upon the curled pages words
Like charming and romantic and sentimental
Forgetting that charming is witchcraft
Romantic is love
And sentiment is what makes us human


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    General Comment[quote] The music I heard once
    Was louder than it is now
    I can no longer distinguish
    Pained cries from shouts of joy
    Perhaps my ears are deaf
    Or the interference too great
    Still the order I remember
    Has given way to discord[/quote]

    reminds me of the radio interference or blown speaks in the car
    how underlying whispers and chewed apart







    And while running wild was exciting
    It was so only for a moment
    Fleeting as a note
    Leaving an even more transparent impression


    The music I recall
    Was different than it is now
    For the new makes the old seem older than it is
    To think from that
    We grew into a new age
    Suggests that ages past
    Were not enough for adventuring souls
    For stars too bright to be concealed
    In a dark but beauteous night
    We will paste upon the curled pages words
    Like charming and romantic and sentimental
    Forgetting that charming is witchcraft
    Romantic is love
    And sentiment is what makes us human
    Matt Holckon July 23, 2009   Link

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