P&P Thursday: Sufjan Stevens

Poetry! It comes in so many different forms. And this week I’m inspired by the weather. So instead of a formal poem, I’ve decided to share with you the lyrics of one of my favorite year-’round Christmas songs. Now, before you get all up in arms, it’s by Sufjan Stevens, who not only is my love, but also just has a way with words. It’s pretty much almost not a Christmas song. And if you don’t believe me, listen to it here.

Enjoy!

xoxo, me

Rusted WindchimeSister Winter

by Sufjan Stevens

Oh my friends I’ve
Begun to worry right
Where I should be grateful
I should be satisfied

Oh my heart I
Would clap and dance in place
With my friends I have so
Much pleasure to embrace

But my heart is
Returned to sister winter
But my heart is
As cold as ice

Oh my thoughts I
Return to summertime
When I kissed your ankle
I kissed you through the night

All my gifts I gave everything you
Your strange imagination
You threw it all away

Now my heart is
Returned to sister winter
Now my heart is
As cold as ice

All my friends, I’ve
Returned to sister winter
All my friends, I
Apologise, apologise

All my friends, I’ve
Returned to sister winter
All my friends, I
Apologise, apologise

All my friends, I’ve
Returned to sister winter
All my friends, I
Apologise, apologise

La la la la la . . .

And my friends, I’ve
Returned to wish you all the best
And my friends, I’ve
Returned to wish you all the best
And my friends, I’ve
Returned to wish you all the best
And my friends, I’ve
Returned to wish you a happy Christmas

To wish you a happy Christmas

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Danielle

Exuberant photographer, artist, writer, designer, wannabe chef, and Crossfitter.

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