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Sensible Delusions

Sensible Delusions

  Death in Life   Fall down breathe out the last Fall down Because belief is gone Tripped up on the way Tripped up Because an earlier time An earlier phase Made one feel That now was endless Now was always And the end was so far away We could afford to give it all up In the moment We could afford to be reckless With our lives because we thought There was so much left in the bank Time…

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Brandi Carlile’s The Story

Brandi Carlile’s The Story

Watch this video on YouTube Hearing this song again today, driving in my car, I thought of heroism. The heroism that comes from seeking limits, working through them, beyond them, overcoming them. The words, the music are anthemic, elegiacal, rough and raw. The singing is rough and raw. Her voice cracks a bit, strains for those limits, strains to surpass them. The heroism of making a life, finding someone you want to remake your life for, finding someone you love…

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