picture this

is there anything in the world sadder
than a train standing in the rain?

-pablo neruda, the book of questions

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plus, and for the second time here, let it be known to one and all that i love madonna’s la isla bonita, and think that it is one of the most happy, sad, melancholy and youthful ballads ever sang that fill you with a deep desire to go off into unknown places and timeless times where deserts have all the romance and none of the harshness, and where people speak a mix of spanish and farsi, because both are such beautiful languages. for added effect watch the video of the talented alizee rendering this song -the personification of the young girl with eyes like the desert.

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~ by safrang on November 9, 2009.

One Response to “picture this”

  1. I see the train standing in the rain/snow everyday, but I seem to be concerned mostly of the fact that I can get in and get shelter from the cold:)

    ps.thanks for sharing ur thoughts la isla bonita, I had forgotten about it, but it is indeed everything u describe!

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