Monday, June 9, 2008

Vincent


也不知為的什麼,每年到這個時候,就想起這首歌。曾經一遍又一遍來洗滌我,洗得近乎透明。
為什麼呢,力量總有盡時,只好那無底黑洞,一遍又一遍出動覓新獵(力)物。Dracula乃生,流著淚。

Vincent by Don McLean

Starry, starry night
Paint your palette blue and gray
Look out on a summer's day
With eyes that know the darkness in my soul...

Shadows on the hills
Sketch the trees and the daffodils
Catch the breeze and the winter chills
In colors on the snowy linen land.

Now I understand
What you tried to say, to me
And how you suffered for your sanity
And how you tried to set them free:
They would not listen; they did not know how --
Perhaps they'll listen now.

Starry, starry night
Flaming flowers that brightly blaze
Swirling clouds in violet haze

Reflect in Vincent's eyes of china blue
Colors changing hue
Morning fields of amber grain
Weathered faces lined in pain
Are soothed beneath the artist's loving hand.

Now I understand
What you tried to say, to me
And how you suffered for your sanity
And how you tried to set them free:
They would not listen; they did not know how--
Perhaps they'll listen now.

For they could not love you
But still, your love was true
And when no hope was left inside
On that starry, starry night
You took your life as lovers often do--
But I could've told you, Vincent:
This world was never meant
For one as beautiful as you.

Starry, Starry night
Portraits hung in empty halls
Frameless heads on nameless walls
With eyes that watch the world and can't forget
Like the strangers that you've met
The ragged men in ragged clothes
The silver thorn, a bloody rose
Lie crushed and broken on the virgin snow.

Now I think I know
What you tried to say, to me
And how you suffered for your sanity
And how you tried to set them free:
They would not listen; they're not listening still--
Perhaps they never will.
[Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) Dutch Painter]

6 comments:

Male said...

Perhaps, you want to say more! Perhaps! Thanks for the song!

Anonymous said...

Old Boy Friend --- Vincent?

熊一豆 said...

hi male, didn't hear from you for long, hope you're doing fine

熊一豆 said...

Old Boy Friend?
雖然丈八金剛,但也不失有趣。

Male said...

Hey one bean, it's been a while that I didn't leave any words! But I'm a hard-working guy, keep reading your blog. :)

Have a nice day!

熊一豆 said...

:)