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Drive South until the road ends.
Missing home pretty bad right now.
That Old Tune.
The strings, as if they knew
the lovers are about to meet, begin
to soar, and when he marches in the door
they soar some more—half ecstasy, half pain
the musical equivalent of rain
—Poetry, October 2010
We’re celebrating music and poetry today with Make Music Chicago!
Man and Woman Contemplating the Moon (1830–1835), oil on canvas, Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin | artwork by Caspar David Friedrich