With spring so many strangers’ lives away,
And we, so free,
Out walking by the sea,
With someone else’s paper words to say….
They took us at the gates of green return,
Too lost by then to stop, and ask them why-
Do children meet again?
Does any trace remain,
Along the superhighways of July?
–Thomas Pynchon [Gravity’s Rainbow]-
The Summer Playlist
Young Folks – City of the Sun
Rawnald Gregory Erickson the Second – STRFKR
Losing All Sense – Grizzly Bear
When They Fight, They Fight – Generationals
Amber – 311
Yam Yam – No Vacation
Now & Then – Sjowgren
Fallingwater – Maggie Rogers
Fireworks – First Aid Kit
Bluebird – Alexis Ffrench
Places We Won’t Walk – Bruno Major