Don't You Know

September 5, 2011
By dsc1155 SILVER, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
dsc1155 SILVER, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
LOITERING with a vacant eye
Along the Grecian gallery,

And brooding on my heavy ill,

I met a statue standing still.

Still in marble stone stood he,
And stedfastly he looked at me.

‘Well met,’ I thought the look would say,

‘We both were fashioned far away;

We neither knew, when we were young,

These Londoners we live among.’


Still he stood and eyed me hard,

An earnest and a grave regard:

‘What, lad, drooping with your lot?

I too would be where I am not.

I too survey that endless line
Of men whose thoughts are not as mine.

Years, ere you stood up from rest,

On my neck the collar prest;

Years, when you lay down your ill,

I shall stand and bear it still.
Courage, lad, ’tis not for long:

Stand, quit you like stone, be strong.’

So I thought his look would say;

And light on me my trouble lay,

And I slept out in flesh and bone
Manful like the man of stone.








-A.E. Housman


there are times where i make sense to you
and night where my whole heart is blue
oh dont you know

there are evenings where i settle down
to count my blessings and curse out loud
dont you know
oh dont you know

theres times where i just want to leave
fall of this mountain, thats my dream
and times where i wont sing the blues
because im too wrapped up loving you

but as my memories provide
i cannot stand to stand aside
and let things go
the way they are

i want to ride far off and forget about you
but i would make a way to forget that too

and theres tears that i havent let out yet
that i know would reign your debt
to the underserving boy, thats me

but as my memories provide
i cannot stand to stand aside
and let things go
they way they are

though as my infantries close in
i want to hold you once more then
oh dont you know

this change has chain-linked wired fence
and captures me before my sense
it wont let me go nowhere

leaving you is unrealistic
but so is staying to relive it
i just want to fall
fall away from here

but as my memories provide
i cannot would not stand aside
and let things go
they way they've always been


The author's comments:
that damn girl that will never leave my heart

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