Archive for January 5th, 2010

The year ended with a bit of a crunch, a midnight toast with friends and a grateful restaurant staff, and the splash of surf on a wrecked beach. 

Winter holds us in its grip —
I will take you
In a ship
To some place warm
Sweet newborn:
I am History’s Lady
My December baby.
No harm tonight
So charmed
No harm tonight
So charmed.”
— “Mary’s Carol”, composed by Carol Ann Duffy and Sasha Johnson Manning

The chorus for the lower voices on this one is especially nice, and it all ends on a lovely D# chord.  If I could get my throat in condition to sing it nicely, maybe I’d let myself sing in public again.

On to Epiphany!

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