Posts Tagged ‘Richard Thompson’

Quote of the day, July 12

July 13, 2017

Richard Thompson, from “King of Bohemia”

Did your dreams die young
Were they too hard won
Did you reach too high and fall
And there is no rest
For the ones God blessed
And he blessed you best of all
Your eyes seem from a different face
They’ve seen that much that soon …

Quote of the day, Aug. 17

August 17, 2016

Richard Thompson, from “The Dimming of the Day”

This old house is falling down around my ears
I’m drowning in the river of my tears
When all my will is gone you hold me sway
I need you at the dimming of the day (more…)

Quote of the day, Aug. 20

August 20, 2015

Richard Thompson, “Beatnik Walking” (2015)

Hand me down my walking shoes
And Mr. Murdoch’s news
I’m going thunder rain or shine (more…)

Quote of the day, June 6

June 5, 2014

Richard Thompson, “Sibella”

Some say you can learn a lot from books
Thrill right to second-hand living
Life is just as deadly as it looks
But fiction is more forgiving