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The Highwayman

5 Mar

There’s a poem by Alfred Noyes that makes me tear up every time I hear it.  Loreena McKennit put it to music and I can’t get through listening to it without a renegade tear setting itself free.  It’s a long song, we’re talking 10 minutes, but it’s worth every weepy second of it. 

The smart thing to do is never to listen to it at work (come to think of it, the smart thing to do is also avoid yellow/orange Mustangs and Notebook).  I, however, have decided to go ahead and listen to it at work today. 

Can’t wait to explain to everyone why it looks like I’ve been crying all day. . .

Please to enjoy the poem (just make sure you have a few minutes to read through it).

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