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Through rain stained glass....

Postby tiki » Fri, 12 May 2006 5:14 pm

So....

it's raining.

You look out the window. Your eyes don't see but your thoughts drift far and away. Your heart beats a little fast....

you turn and look at your room. The sofa, the pile of magazines you have been wanting to get rid off, the books you've been meaning to read.

Nothing feels right.

You put in a CD and sink into your sofa.... makes you feel safe.

Bonnie Rait-I can't make you love me.

Everything you wanted to say, each sad emotion that's been plaguing you...


they slowly drift away.


Your breathing steadies as your eyes get heavy.

You're asleep.

Bonnie Rait-I can't make you love me.... what magic in a song.



...what's your mood song for a day like this?
'If you feel alive
in a darkened room
Do you know the name
of your solitude..'

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Postby dot dot dot » Fri, 12 May 2006 5:24 pm

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Postby Mary Hatch Bailey » Fri, 12 May 2006 5:25 pm

"I ain't no icon carved out of soap, sent here to clean up you reputation"

A truly wonderful lyric from an incredible album.

I like rainy days, I can't lie. but generally today my mood has been one of frustration and agitation -- too much crap going on at the Bailey house.

off to a going away dinner tonight. now I'm sad...

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Postby Mary Hatch Bailey » Fri, 12 May 2006 5:31 pm

I know, I'm just tired of all the goodbyes.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 12 May 2006 5:53 pm

Mary Hatch Bailey wrote:I know, I'm just tired of all the goodbyes.


Mary, it never gets easier. The longer you are here the worse it gets especially as those who have been long stayers as well - makes you just that more close and the good-byes that much harder.

I'm hoping I'm the one leaving next but it might not matter all that much because of the few left that have been here as long as I have. Only a handfull now......

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Postby tiki » Fri, 12 May 2006 5:59 pm

Mary Hatch Bailey wrote:I know, I'm just tired of all the goodbyes.


The goodbyes now..

will be hellos waiting for you MHB.
'If you feel alive

in a darkened room

Do you know the name

of your solitude..'

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Postby Mary Hatch Bailey » Fri, 12 May 2006 6:05 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
Mary Hatch Bailey wrote:I know, I'm just tired of all the goodbyes.


Mary, it never gets easier. The longer you are here the worse it gets especially as those who have been long stayers as well - makes you just that more close and the good-byes that much harder.


Well Christ SMS! Don't sugar coat it for me! :D

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Postby Cheekybeek » Fri, 12 May 2006 6:06 pm

People here don't sugar coat, MHB you should know that!

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 12 May 2006 7:07 pm

Mary Hatch Bailey wrote:
Well Christ SMS! Don't sugar coat it for me! :D


Glad you read between the lines there. :wink:

I can sympathise as I've been doing the same thing for a long, long time. I've watched babies born, grow up and leave the nest here all in one overseas posting! :cry:

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Postby Bremen » Fri, 12 May 2006 7:19 pm

Alice in Chains... Rain when i die. :)
"Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life."
- Terry Pratchett

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Postby tiki » Fri, 12 May 2006 8:58 pm

Bremen wrote:Alice in Chains... Rain when i die. :)


You have taste my friend...

my all time favorite would have to be Rooster and Nutshell. That man he knows what he's singing about... till the day he died.
'If you feel alive

in a darkened room

Do you know the name

of your solitude..'

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Postby Cheekybeek » Fri, 12 May 2006 9:27 pm

hmmm... rainy day, feel safe, soothes the mood kind of song for me I guess would be U2's One.

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Postby Bubbles » Sat, 13 May 2006 5:03 pm

Through rain-stained glass, one more goodbye,
My borrow'd colours melding
Fast seeping thro' my dust streak'd heart
To paler shores I'm sending,
Packaged close in hearty guise
Disconsolate departings,
The fabricated flimsy words; the last farewells,
The Endings.

Swathe my heart and head anew with heavy steels of mem'ry
Of shared hellos, the last goodbyes
Of integrated futures..
Sure sun will bless for evermore
The jewelled lands of honey...........
Leaving my soul to bask here still
In envied, back-glanced remembr'ings

No more to do now but to raise my home-touched heart,
My sorrows,
Repository of my thoughts
Locked tight once more in waiting
Until, fast sure that rain-streak'd glass is ceded to me sadly
And mine will be the rushed adieu
And mine will be the ending.


KLH
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

Dylan Thomas.

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Postby Cheekybeek » Sat, 13 May 2006 5:06 pm

I been listening to Coldplay and I'm gonna have to add Clocks and Yellow to my list aswell.


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