Against Political Sloth

Against Political Sloth

If someone were to ask me what I believe politically I might tell them to listen to this song. Here are the lyrics:Don’t teach me about politics and governmentJust tell me who to vote forDon’t teach me about truth and beautyJust label my musicDon’t...
In a Veil of Great Surprises, Part Two [Dawnielle Read Through]

In a Veil of Great Surprises, Part Two [Dawnielle Read Through]

Perhaps the most cryptic verse (aside from all the other verses) in Sufjan’s song, The Only Thing, is the second one. Rereading all the lyrics would be a good idea, but if that’s too much work I’ll just quote the second verse and the refrain that...
In a Veil of Great Surprises, Part One [Dawnielle Read Through]

In a Veil of Great Surprises, Part One [Dawnielle Read Through]

The only thing that keeps me from driving this carHalf-light, jack knife into the canyon at nightSigns and wonders, Perseus aligned with the skullSlain Medusa, Pegasus alight from us allDo I care if I survive this, bury the dead where they’re foundIn a veil of...