Saturday Song: Cleopatra and the Lumineers

I’ve liked the Lumineers for some time now, and my son Micah got me listening to their brilliant new album, Cleopatra. When music and poetry come this close together, how can I not fall in love? And it’s just a gorgeous thing when a real-life conversation in a taxi can turn into a work of art that moves other souls who listen.

“If we’re lucky, and we listen, the song is gonna tell ya what it wants.” I’ve said this about the way I write poetry. It’s important to listen.

And a bonus, just because I can’t stop listening to them today:

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