htr: a love song

According to whether we are in the same place or separated one from the other, I know you twice. There are two of you. When you are away, you are nevertheless present for me. This presence is multiform: it consists of countless images, passages, meanings, things known, landmarks, yet the whole remains marked by your absence, in that it is diffuse. It is as if your person becomes a place, your contours horizons. I live in you then like living in a country. You are everywhere. Yet in that country I can never meet you face to face.
—  John Berger, from “A Love Song,” And Our Faces, My Heart, Brief as Photos (Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 1982)
A Love Song

by William Carlos Williams

What have I to say to you
When we shall meet?
Yet—
I lie here thinking of you.

The stain of love
Is upon the world.
Yellow, yellow, yellow,
It eats into the leaves,
Smears with saffron
The horned branches that lean
Heavily
Against a smooth purple sky.

There is no light—
Only a honey-thick stain
That drips from leaf to leaf
And limb to limb
Spoiling the colours
Of the whole world.

I am alone.
The weight of love
Has buoyed me up
Till my head
Knocks against the sky.

See me!
My hair is dripping with nectar—
Starlings carry it
On their black wings.
See, at last
My arms and my hands
Are lying idle.

How can I tell
If I shall ever love you again
As I do now?

In the country which is you I know your gestures, the intonations of your voice, the shape of every part of your body. You are not physically less real there, but you are less free.
What changes when you are there before my eyes is that you become unpredictable. What you are about to do is unknown to me. I follow you. You act. And with what you do, I fall in love again.
—  John Berger, from “A Love Song,” And Our Faces, My Heart, Brief as Photos (Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 1982)
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A Love Song - Ladyhawke

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“And so… This song I suppose is about that…although it’s masqueraded as a love song as well, but uh… It’s called “When the time comes”

David Duchovny in Madrid

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⛅️ Ladyhawke 😸 | A Love Song (Official Music Video) 👽🌏🌈 “Wild Things” out June 3rd!!🍒🍍💥