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Saturday, at about 1 am.

S, A and me on the highway. A takeout pack of roti canai for people at home, a yogurt drink for S, a guinness and quarter of a joint for me. A handsqueeze for A. This on the stereo:


“Marry Song”

I’ll marry my lover in a place to admire
I don’t have to even ask her I can look in her eyes
And thank God that I am forgiven
I thank all my friends
To say I’ve been truer or they forgotten

Marry my mind is to say the least
Its been awful hard to just stand on my feet
I think I’ll slow down if I am able
I won’t drown in the ocean
For starving my place at the table

Lucky ones are we all til it is over
Everyone near and far
When you smile the sun it peaks through the clouds
Never die for always be around and around and around

How is your sister and what of your brother
Extend hellos to your father and mother
What in the world would cause you any sorrow
Like tea in your loaf
And see how I killed the wheel barrel I borrowed

Lucky ones are we all til it is over
Everyone near and far
When you smile the sun it peaks through the clouds
Never die for always be around and around and around

* an attempt at transcribing this beautiful Band of Horses Song. This is from this lyrics site.

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Counting Words

Do you know this song by The Verve called Sonnet? Well, right before the song fades to a finish there is this lovely refrain of a phrase. Y, my beautiful sister just told me about 10 minutes ago that there are 5 …by now’s and 8 oh by now’s in the song.

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Hallelujah

You might have heard this version (by Jeff Buckley) of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah  on House, Grey’s Anatomy, The OC or West Wing.

Well I heard there was a secret chord
That David played, and it pleased the Lord
But you don’t really care for music, do ya?
Well it goes like this
The fourth, the fifth
The minor fall and the major lift
The baffled king composing Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah

Well Your faith was strong but you needed proof
You saw her bathing on the roof
Her beauty and the moonlight overthrew you
she tied you to her kitchen chair
She broke your throne and she cut your hair
And from your lips she drew the Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah

Well baby I’ve been here before
I’ve seen this room and I’ve walked this floor
I used to live alone before I knew ya
I’ve seen your flag on the marble arch
Love is not a victory march
It’s a cold and it’s a broken Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah

Well there was a time when you let me know
What’s really going on below
But now you never show that to me do you?
And remember when I moved in you?
And the holy dove was moving too
And every breath we drew was Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah

Well maybe there’s a God above
But all I’ve ever learned from love
Was how to shoot somebody who’d out-drew you
And it’s not a cry that you hear at night
It’s not somebody who’s seen the light
It’s a cold and it’s a broken Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah

Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah

Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah
Hallelujah <<(held for a long time)
Hallelujah

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Menanti Keajaiban

Tak semudah bagiku untuk bisa meredakan resahku

Meski kucoba menyangkal sungguh merisaukan benakku

Aku memimpikan malaikat

Berkenan menemani aku

Tuk sekedar melipurkan hati…

Dengan setulus hati

Betapa aku telah lama tinggalkan binar hatiku

Aku mungkin kan tertawa, namun jiwaku terasa… jauh

Tak lelah kupandingi langit

Berjuta harap ku menanti penuh harap ku menanti

Keajaiban datang dan menghampiriku

Oh…

Aku tak tahu apa yang kan kutemui

Aku masih menunggu dan menunggu

Berharap akan datang… keajaiban

Coda:

Seharusnya aku tak patut bersedih…

Atas semua yang terjadi kepadaku

Aku merasa bahwasanya hidup ini

Tak lebih dari sebuah perjalanan

(Hingga saat ku tiba) Semoga tak lelah aku terus berpeluh

(Hingga saat ku tiba) Ku harap temukan apa yang aku cari

Music and Lyrics: Piyu/Fadly (Padi)

From : Sobat-Padi.Org

 

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See you later Kurt

Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. (November 11, 1922 – April 11, 2007)

 


 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You’re packing a suitcase for a place none of us has been
A place that has to be believed to be seen
You could have flown away
A singing bird in an open cage
Who will only fly, only fly for freedom

Walk On by U2

 

 

 

 

 

Image from vonnegut.com

 

 

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A Smile on New Year’s Day

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SNAIM,
Aged 1 year 7 months, Taken 1st January 2006 2007, 12.55 pm,

after a night (and early morning) of

misbehaving and general drama-queenery.

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“New Year’s Day” – U2

All is quiet on New Year’s Day
A world in white gets underway
I want to be with you
Be with you night and day
Nothing changes on New Year’s Day
On New Year’s Day

I will be with you again
I will be with you again

Under a blood red sky
A crowd has gathered in black and white
Arms entwined, the chosen few
The newspapers says, says
Say it’s true it’s true…
And we can break through
Though torn in two
We can be one

I…I will begin again
I…I will begin again

Oh…
Maybe the time is right
Oh…maybe tonight…

I will be with you again
I will be with you again

And so we’re told this is the golden age
And gold is the reason for the wars we wage
Though I want to be with you
Be with you night and day
Nothing changes
On New Year’s Day
On New Year’s Day

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