Volcano Choir: Byegone
"Both Sides, Now" was released by Canadian folk singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell in 1968 as the 10th track on second studio album "Clouds" through Reprise Records. It was written by Joni Mitchell.
I’m tired of being alone, so hurry up and get here…get here.
I swear, if you appear right now,
I will walk to you, and kiss you.
But you’re somewhere far away…
We were never really born, we will never really die. It has nothing to do with the imaginary idea of a personal self, other selves, many selves everywhere: Self is only an idea, a mortal idea. That which passes into everything is one thing. It’s a dream already ended. There’s nothing to be afraid of and nothing to be glad about. I know this from staring at mountains months on end. They never show any expression, they are like empty space. Do you think the emptiness of space will ever crumble away? Mountains will crumble, but the emptiness of space, which is the one universal essence of mind, the vast awakenerhood, empty and awake, will never crumble away because it was never born
Pair with Kerouac on kindness as a way of life.