Month: January 2016

On Being Strong

“The strong is not the one who overcomes the people by his strength, but the strong is the one who controls himself while in anger.” – Hadith Sahih Al-Bukhari References: Al-Bukhari Book of Good Manners #135 Al-Bukhari 6114 Sahih al-Bukhari Vol. 8, Book 73, Hadith 135 Advertisements

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I could see for miles, miles, miles

“Someway, baby, it’s part of me, apart from me” You’re laying waste to Halloween You fucked it, friend, it’s on its head, it struck the street You’re in Milwaukee, off your feet And at once I knew I was not magnificent Strayed above the highway aisle (Jagged vacance, thick with ice) I could see for miles, miles, miles 3rd and Lake, it burnt away, the hallway Was where we learned to celebrate Automatic bought the years you’d talk for me That night you played me ‘Lip Parade’ Not the needle, nor the thread, the lost decree Saying nothing, that’s enough for me And at once I knew I was not magnificent Hulled far from the highway aisle (Jagged vacance, thick with ice) I could see for miles, miles, miles Christmas night, it clutched the light, the hallow bright Above my brother, I and tangled spines We smoked the screen to make it what it was to be Now to know it in my memory And at once I knew I was not magnificent High above …