Two Robins

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Two Robins

Postby Ierrellus » Fri Nov 20, 2015 3:40 pm

Two Robins sat on a Maple limb
Hung over a park bench where sat
Two old men in conversation
About the glory of fresh Spring.

The birds listened and one said,
"Such strange music, mostly monotone.
What could it mean?" The other said,
"It means for them. They do not sing for us."
"We must love one another or die." W.H.Auden
I admit I'm an asshole. Now, can we get back to the conversation?
From the mad poet of McKinley Ave.
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Re: Two Robins

Postby Aussenseite » Tue Nov 24, 2015 1:55 pm

Well written.

This reminds me of a wonderful song by Eamon Friel called the 'The Songthrush and the Wren' that looks at it from the birds eye view.

My favourite lyrics are;
“Aren’t they so sanctimonious
Where’s the laughter of love?” ~Eamon Friel

The whole album is poetic, just like most of his music. He's wonderful.
“When the logician has resolved each demonstration into a host of elementary operations, all of them correct, he will not yet be in possession of the whole reality; that indefinable something that constitutes the unity of the demonstration will still escape him completely. What good is it to admire the masons work in the edifices erected by great architects, if we cannot understand the general plan of the master? Now pure logic cannot give us this view of the whole; it is to intuition we must look for it.”
~Henri Poincaré 'Science and Method'
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Re: Two Robins

Postby Ierrellus » Tue Nov 24, 2015 2:07 pm

Heard the song. Loved it.
"We must love one another or die." W.H.Auden
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