thursday 13

This week: 13 more of your favorite lyrics.

1. “Beneath the noise, below the din/I hear your voice, it’s whispering/In science and in medicine/I was a stranger, you took me in” –U2, “Miracle Drug”
2. “I wanna hold your hand grenade”–Derek Webb, “Cobra Con”
3. “And he carries the reminders/Of every glove that laid him out and cut him till he cried out/In his anger and his shame/’I am leaving, I am leaving’/But the fighter still remains”–Simon & Garfunkel, “The Boxer”
4. “Genghis Khan and his brother Don/They could not keep on keepin’ on/We’ll climb that bridge after it’s gone/After we have passed it, yeah”–Bob Dylan, “You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere”
5. “His hands would work the machinery/But his brain told him what to say/It’s a hell of a life, but it’s somebody’s life/Walking down the street all day”–Patty Griffin, “Chief”
6. “Wouldn’t it be a lovely headline/’Life is beautiful’ on the New York Times”–Rufus Wainwright, “Oh What a World”
7. “When everything feels like the movies/Yeah, you’ll bleed just to know you’re alive”–Goo Goo Dolls, “Iris”
8. “All ankles and earlobes and elbow bones/A weird and a wonderful show”–Colin Melloy, “Wonder”
9. “The opposite of war isn’t peace–it’s creation” –“La Vie Boheme”, from Rent
10. “The price of love is loss/But still we pay/We love anyway”–“Light”, from Next to Normal
11. “Calendars do not have pages/Calendars only have screens/Nothing to cross off, and nothing to turn/You just click it and something goes clean”–Waterdeep, “I Rolled Into New Year’s Eve”
12. “All the glory that the Lord has made/But He took my shoulders and He shook my face/And He takes and He takes and He takes”–Sufjan Stevens, “Casimir Pulaski Day”
13. “And when the night is cloudy/There is still a light that shines on me/Shine on till tomorrow/Let it be”–The Beatles, “Let It Be”


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