Across The Red Sky

Across The Red Sky Across the red sky two birds flying,Flying with drooping wings.Silent and solitary their ominous flight.All day the triumphant sun with yellow bannersWarred and warred with the earth, and when she yieldedStabbed her heart, gathered her blood in a chalice,Spilling it over the evening sky.When the dark plumaged birds go flying, flying,Quiet… Read More Across The Red Sky

Here in This Spring

Here in This Spring(Dylan Thomas) Here in this spring, stars float along the void;Here in this ornamental winterDown pelts the naked weather;This summer buries a spring bird. Symbols are selected from the years’Slow rounding of four seasons’ coasts,In autumn teach three seasons’ firesAnd four birds’ notes. I should tell summer from the trees, the wormsTell,… Read More Here in This Spring

Lou Reed

Lou Reed (Louis Firbank) was born on this day, 2nd March 1942.He was an American guitarist, singer and songwriter. He was co-founder and the front man of the rock group the Velvet Underground, a band managed by Andy Warhol.He had also a successful solo career spanning several decades.In 1982, around his 40th birthday, he released… Read More Lou Reed

Santayana

George Santayana (born in Madrid on 16 December 1863) was a Spanish-American philosopher, famous for his aphorisms, such as: “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”“There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.” “Quelli che non sanno ricordare il passato sono condannati a ripeterlo.”“Non v’è alcun… Read More Santayana