...to stand on the meeting of two eternities, the past and future, which is precisely the present moment; to toe that line. -H D Thoreau

We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be
to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time. -
T. S. Eliot

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Ok
, so why hasn't anyone TOLD me this was such a sad song?
And kind of mean, too.
Chloe wanted to learn the rest of the song and so,
looked it up to copy it down.

I'm realizing that I haven't been posting much work.
I do put out a good amount of work, but have not been throwing it up on the screen.
I reckon its been a bit real-life lately. I'll correct this oversight.
Soon.

10 comments:

  1. Herring boxes without topses. Guess what's going to be in my head all day? It's all your fault.

    I adore children's handwriting. I miss it so at the manor.

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  2. busy busy...that's a good thing.

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  3. its actually rather amazing if you take the time to read a lot fo the old kids songs what exactly they are saying...

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  4. Some of the folksongs and tales can e a little disturbing but they make us smile to listen to them... Hmm!

    Hope you are well? :)

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  5. Brian, I know what you mean... gruesome.-J

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  6. yeah, gruesome is the word! LOL! this is why we don't know the words!!

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  7. Sounds like a bit...or a lot of real life was going on in Clementine too!

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  8. jayne, it seems like a lot of trusty old songs are like this... my mother used to sing 'oh what a pal was mary' and 'you are my sunshine' to us when we were in the bathtub. both of them are so sad!! i remember thinking at the time that they didn't *feel* like happy songs... actually, 'darling clementine' kinda has that same feeling (now that i think about it)...

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  9. it's that old notion that we should all feel bad for someone and better about ourselves at the same time.

    weird to be sure.

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  10. Lord! That Song Reminds me of my Infant School days!

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