There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
- Nelson Mandela
You are just a dreamer,
and I am just a dream.
You could have been
anyone to me.
Before that moment
you touched my lips
That perfect feeling
when time just slips
Away between us
on our foggy trip.
Seven years ago almost to the exact hour I watched Return of the Jedi on TV while waiting to hear news from home about my Dad’s surgery. This scene played as I got the call from my brother learning that he did not make it. At the time all I could think about was that this was the first movie I remember just he and I going to… Later I felt the irony in this scene. Tonight, I felt it to be some sort of sign. What are the odds, SpikeTV would play this tonight of all nights? Maybe I’m using coincidence as some sort of comfort on one of the toughest days of the year for me… I don’t know…
This will sum up my Monday, December 2, 2013….
"There is no pain, you are receding
A distant ship smoke on the horizon
You are only coming through in waves
Your lips move but I can’t hear what you’re saying
When I was a child
I caught a fleeting glimpse
Out of the corner of my eye
I turned to look but it was gone
I cannot put my finger on it now
The child is grown
The dream is gone
And I have become
A small demonstration of the new Amazon Delivery Drones…
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From Axel Boman’s debut album, ‘Family Vacation,’ out November 11 on Studio Barnhus.