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The snows of yesteryear, Boyd Clack (September 2012)

(September 01, 2012)

The snows of yesteryear *


Boyd Clack (Photo- Ben Hussain)Boyd Clack (photo - Ben Hussain)

  

But, where are the snows of yesteryear?

 

There was another I loved once
As I love you now.
We were perfect together
As we are now.
And in summers and winters
We loved
And in light and darkness,
By seas, in cities, beneath trees
We loved.
In all these places
In every season
In heat and cold
Beneath the same sun,
Though it hung in a younger sky,
We loved
And that love, like this love,
Will never die

 
     

                                             Boyd Clack, 1 September 2012

 

* Mais, où sont les neiges d'antan? (But, where are the snows of yesteryear?) taken from Ballade des dames du temps jadis (Ballad of the Ladies of Times Past), a poem by François Villon (c. 1431–1463)

 

Also from Boyd Clack:

     The snows of yesteryear; June 2012

     Interview with Boyd Clack; September 2011


Watch "The Gospel according to Rev. Boyd Clack" and "The news in Welsh", by Boyd Clack - on You Tube

Boyd's new website is www.boydclack.com

Boyd Clack's latest album, Labourer of Love is available in Tesco and ASDA stores now, or online from Amazon - as a CD at £8.99, or mp3 at £5.99. We interviewed Boyd last September - fascinating reading - read it here: Boyd Clack interview, September 2011.


Boyd Clack - Labourer of LoveBoyd Clack's latest album, Labourer of Love

 

 

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