Archive for August 1st, 2008


set her free this time

I’m not in the mood to write, but I have something in me that needs to come out. So, just this once, I’m going to let me old friend Gene Clark speak for me. These words he wrote so long ago capture how I’m feeling these days far better than I can do it myself at the moment.

Not the greatest video in the world, but the only one I could find that allowed embedding.


The first thing that I heard you say
when you were standing there set in your way
was that you were not blind
You were sure to make a fool of me
cause there was nothing there that you could see
that could go beyond your mind
Now who’s standing at the door
remembering the days before
And asking please be kind
It isn’t how it was set up to be
but I’ve set you free this time

I have never been so far out in front
that I could ever ask for what I want
And have it any time
Knowing this you found a thought for me
that told you just what I should be
And there I stood behind
With all the ones that went before
and memories that always seems to
Tear me from my mind
In front of what it is you see me to be
I’ve set you free this time

I could never find a chance to choose
between a way to win or a thing to lose
because there was your stand
On top of all the love you took
There was always something you could look
at lying in your hand
Now who’s wondering what has changed
and why it can not be arranged
To have each thing work fine
It isn’t how it was set up to be
but I’ve set you free this time

-Gene Clark

taking up a glowing cinder with the tongs and lighting with it the long cherry-wood pipe which was wont to replace his clay when he was in a disputatious rather than a meditative mood" ~ Dr. John H. Watson ************************
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