“something’s lost, but something’s gained In living every day”

Art of Quotation

“something’s lost, but something’s gained In living every day”

song quote from Clouds by Joni Mitchell, 1969, Grammy award


Clouds

Rows and flows of angel hair
And ice cream castles in the air
And feather canyons everywhere
I’ve looked at clouds that way
But now they only block the sun
They rain and snow on everyone
So many things I would have done
But clouds got in my way
I’ve looked at clouds from both sides now
From up and down and still somehow
It’s cloud’s illusions I recall
I really don’t know clouds at all
Moons and Junes and ferries wheels
The dizzy dancing way you feel
As every fairy tale comes real
I’ve looked at love that way
But now it’s just another show
You leave ’em laughing when you go
And if you care, don’t let them know
Don’t give yourself away
I’ve looked at love from…

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4 thoughts on ““something’s lost, but something’s gained In living every day”

    1. I tell you I have found myself repeatedly, of late, revisiting the past where civility, poetry, authenticity were in far greater abundance. Glad this was a good one for you too! – Douglas

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