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Undertow [May. 25th, 2018|01:44 pm]
Tony Grist
What is it about the word "undertow"? I just stumbled across it in a friends blog- and here we go again- the familiar, unexplained emotional response- a longing and a regret- and the reason for it just out of reach.

Suzanne Vega has a song called Undertow. I used to play it and replay it. The single line- "I am a friend to the undertow" brought tears to my eyes. Still does.

Perhaps I was lost at sea in some former life. Perhaps I was lost at sea more than once.

[User Picture]From: halfmoon_mollie
2018-05-25 09:43 pm (UTC)
How interesting.

Suzanne Vega is underappreciated.
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[User Picture]From: poliphilo
2018-05-26 07:13 am (UTC)
I've lost track of her career- but I loved her early work.
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