Tag Archive | solitude

Review : Bon Iver – For Emma, Forever Ago

Idyllic country. Cabin in the woods. Solitude. Joy. Solace. Sanctuary. Acoustic guitar. Harmonies. Pining for someone. Clutching at memories as they whiz by your mind’s eye. A sepia forest. A gnarled tree. Moonlight. Significant and insignificant. Mixed emotions. Aren’t they always? The time of perfect happiness is past,  perhaps. Isn’t that why childhood is special? And isn’t […]

The Travails of Traveling – An Analysis of the thoughts that arise on the road

I have a confession to make.Traveling by road is an ordeal for me.Unsettling thoughts originate in my mind, as I gaze at the passing scenery.Especially on oft-traveled roads, where the countryside is familiar, my attention turns to myself. I don’t really know what it is about inter-city commutes that troubles me so.I suppose, while we […]