Friday, 15 March 2013

Day 266: Animals

Ah to be young and free! And in love. And all the world for the taking. 

*(This poem reminds me so much of this song, it's uncanny! - listen here)

Animals - Frank O'Hara 
Have you forgotten what we were like then
when we were still first rate
and the day came fat with an apple in its mouth

it's no use worrying about Time
but we did have a few tricks up our sleeves
and turned some sharp corners

the whole pasture looked like our meal
we didn't need speedometers
we could manage cocktails out of ice and water

I wouldn't want to be faster
or greener than now if you were with me O you
were the best of all my days

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