Tag Archives: François Villon

Talkin’ ‘Bout My Generation

Sometimes the unimaginable happens. Back in the sixties, when it was long hair and talking about the revolution and about not trusting anyone over thirty, the Beatles released that ditty about finally turning sixty-four – and it didn’t seem to … Continue reading

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Loss

Mais où sont les neiges d’antan? That was translated into English by Rossetti as “Where are the snows of yesteryear?” That’ll do. It’s the refrain from a famous poem by François Villon – one more meditation on mortality and life’s … Continue reading

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