Both sides now…


„Dokonawszy tego wszystkiego aż słabła z wielkiej radości, aż nie wiedziała, co robić, aż przysiadała to tu, to tam i przez godzinę czasem, z coraz to innego miejsca, przyglądała się w uniesieniu rzeczom, które zdziałała. Biedny człowiek dąży do tego, by uczynkiem zaświadczyć i samego siebie raz jeszcze przekonać o swoim istnieniu, by zrobić coś, co się da z daleka obejrzeć, siebie samego w taki sposób przekroczyć, stać się światem, dotykalną i przedmiotową cząstką całej rzeczywistości dokoła.” M. Dąbrowska, Noce i Dnie.

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fot. A. Bober

Rows and floes of angel hair
And ice cream castles in the air
And feather canyons evrywhere
Ive looked at clouds that way

But now they only block the sun
They rain and snow on evryone
So many things I would have done
But clouds got in my way
Ive looked at clouds from both sides now
From up and down, and still somehow
Its cloud illusions I recall
I really dont know clouds at all

Moons and junes and ferris wheels
The dizzy dancing way you feel
As evry fairy tale comes real
Ive looked at love that way

But now its just another show
You leave em laughing when you go
And if you care, dont let them know
Dont give yourself away

Ive looked at love from both sides now
From give and take, and still somehow
Its loves illusions I recall
I really dont know love at all

Tears and fears and feeling proud
To say I love you right out loud
Dreams and schemes and circus crowds
Ive looked at life that way

But now old friends are acting strange
They shake their heads, they say Ive changed
Well somethings lost, but somethings gained
In living evry day

Ive looked at life from both sides now
From win and lose and still somehow
Its lifes illusions I recall
I really dont know life at all
Ive looked at life from both sides now
From up and down, and still somehow
Its lifes illusions I recall
I really dont know life at all