Wednesday, February 8, 2012

KBYD February 8, 2012

In the Zoo - The Black Paths
You Can't Judge A Book By Its Cover - Bo Diddley      
Good Time Girls - 12 Dirty Bullets
Wisdom - The Christophers        
Do We Go Now - Voo
Be Cruel/Be Kind - Suzuki Method        
Radio Ladio - Metronomy
Hooks For Hands - Sugar Army
Young Blood - The Naked and Famous        
Degobah System - Wounded Lion
Cocaine Blues - Escort
King Of The Sky - The Hippy Mafia        
Candle - I See Angels        
Dim - Taser Puppets        
Heard it through the Grapevine - The Slits
Blood Lips - I Am Austin        
Get High - Deaf Sirens
Too Much Too Young - Bad Wolf  


The Swan
Rainer Maria Rilke

This difficult living, heavy and as if all tied up,
moving through that which has been left undone,
is like the not-quite-finished walk of the swan.

And dying, this slipping away from
the ground upon which we stand every day,
is his anxious letting himself fall—:

into the waters, which receive him gladly
and which, as if happily already gone by,
draw back under him, wave after wave;
while the swan, infinitely calm and self-assured,
opener and more magnificent
and more serene, allows himself to be drawn on.

Der Schwan

Diese Mühsal, durch noch Ungetanes
schwer und wie gebunden hinzugehen,
gleicht dem ungeschaffnen Gang des Schwanes.

Und das Sterben, dieses Nichtmehrfassen
jenes Grunds, auf dem wir täglich stehen,
seinem ängstlichen Sich-Niederlassen—:

in die Wasser, die ihn sanft empfangen
und die sich, wie glücklich und vergangen,
unter ihm zurückziehn, Flut um Flut;
während er unendlich still und sicher
immer mündiger und königlicher
und gelassener zu ziehn geruht.

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