There was a brief moment back in the very early Seventies when we all (most of us) took a brief break from being ‘so cool’ and ‘so hip’ and ‘just so many assholes.’ All the ‘Beautiful’ people fell head over heels in-love with a really geeky girl. And we were all so much the better for having done so.
This (for those who would admit it), was our favorite song.
For about a week…
Then we rapidly returned to our regularly scheduled ‘ass-hole-ed-ness.’ And never missed a step. Nor did we even look back.
There was that one brief moment, one summer… and of course it could never last… (For Most)
And it Will Last Forever. I never stopped loving her. More than I can say about… nevermind.
Karen had that most rare combination of qualities: class, beauty, humility, heart, talent, innocence, purity, and more class sprinkled on top just for good measure. “So much of life ahead…” Fuck this! I cannot keep thinking about her. ALL STOP! This is breaking my heart. I need to write on someone else, or something else. Or somewhere else more cheerful. Perhaps Afghanistan. Sorry Kids; I seem to have worked myself into a reminisce and a crying jag. My apologies.
Cheers and Happy Manic Monday, Uh… ‘Tuesday’ (Somehow I lost a day. Again. Shit!)