My friend

My friend, I am not what I seem. Seeming is but a garment I wear—a care-woven garment that protects me from thy questionings and thee from my negligence.

The “I” in me, my friend, dwells in the house of silence, and therein it shall remain for ever more, unperceived, unapproachable.

I would not have thee believe in what I say nor trust in what I do—for my words are naught but thy own thoughts in sound and my deeds thy own hopes in action.

When thou sayest, “The wind bloweth eastward,” I say, “Aye it doth blow eastward“; for I would not have thee know that my mind doth not dwell upon the wind but upon the sea.

Thou canst not understand my seafaring thoughts, nor would I have thee understand. I would be at sea alone.

When it is day with thee, my friend, it is night with me; yet even then I speak of the noontide that dances upon the hills and of the purple shadow that steals its way across the valley; for thou canst not hear the songs of my darkness nor see my wings beating against the stars—and I fain would not have thee hear or see. I would be with night alone.

When thou ascendest to thy Heaven I descend to my Hell—even then thou callest to me across the unbridgeable gulf, “My companion, my comrade,” and I call back to thee, “My comrade, my companion“—for I would not have thee see my Hell. The flame would burn thy eyesight and the smoke would crowd thy nostrils. And I love my Hell too well to have thee visit it. I would be in Hell alone.

Thou lovest Truth and Beauty and Righteousness; and I for thy sake say it is well and seemly to love these things. But in my heart I laught at thy love. Yet I would not have thee see my laughter. I would laugh alone.”

My friend, thou art good and cautious and wise; nay, thou art perfect—and I, too, speak with thee wisely and cautiously. And yet I am mad. But I mask my madness. I would be mad alone.

My friend, thou art not my friend, but how shall I make thee understand? My path is not thy path, yet together we walk, hand in hand.

Gobierno criminal — Ramón Bárcenas

David Virgili Morales (Orales) presenta su tercer videoclip. Un vídeo de una canción que intenta reflejar lo que se está viviendo en España, un país en el que muchas familias están atravesando momentos difíciles debido al desempleo, los contratos basura, la corrupción, los despidos, la violencia policial, etc.Grabado en diferentes zonas de Barcelona. Los vídeos […]

a través de Gobierno criminal — Ramón Bárcenas

El poder de un dios

Paco Ibañez – El poder del dinero (Archipreste de Hita ~1284 – ~ 1351)

Hace mucho el dinero, mucho se le ha de amar;
al torpe hace discreto, hombre de respetar,
hace correr al cojo, al mudo le hace hablar;
el que no tiene manos bien lo quiere tomar.

Aun el hombre necio y rudo labrador
dineros le convierten en hidalgo doctor;
cuanto más rico es uno, más grande es su valor,
quien no tiene dineros no es de sí señor.

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