And he carries the reminders of every glove that laid him down
or cut him 'till he cried out
in his anger and his shame
I am leaving, I am leaving
But the fighter still remains.
A world in which recordings exist of Emmylou Harris singing Simon and Garfunkle's finest still has some good in it.
And wow, this has to be one of the most beautiful popular songs written in the 20th century. I can hear it a thousand times, and it still breaks my heart and takes my breath away.
Well, I bought plane tickets for my trip to Toronto today, so it's official and I'm going. Soooo... for anybody who can be in Toronto on
Saturday, January 22nd, 2005
is welcome to come visit me for a book launch party/book signing/ 33 1/3rd birthday/Hobbit age-of-majority party at:
Because that's where I'll be.
And don't worry; I doubt we're going to run out of copies. But if we do, I'll sign your children, if you like.