Music

For your Monday

1. To Read

One of my favorites, A Psalm of Life by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow:

Tell me not, in mournful numbers,
Life is but an empty dream!
For the soul is dead that slumbers,
And things are not what they seem.

Life is real! Life is earnest!
And the grave is not its goal;
Dust thou art, to dust returnest,
Was not spoken of the soul.

Not enjoyment, and not sorrow,
Is our destined end or way;
But to act, that each to-morrow
Find us farther than to-day.

Art is long, and Time is fleeting,
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Joy Kills Sorrow

I stumbled on Joy Kills Sorrow about a month or so ago and haven’t been able to stop listening since. Like all good bands, they’ve since broken up, but at least we have these remnants! Here are a few of my favorites to get your Monday off to a good start.

The Africa Playlist

What I’ve been listening to on repeat before/during/since Africa:

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