|New Civilization News: Gracias a la vida|
5 comments30 Aug 2005 @ 16:33 by astrid : What a surprice
to run into someone, who obviously is as deeply touched by Violeta Parra as I am - and have been eversince I first heard "Gracias a la Vida" in 1980. It was the weirdest thing!... All of a sudden I hear this incredible song on the Music radio in Sweden, one of Joan Bae'z versions ( I know at least two versions/recordings of Joan of this particular Song. Both equally powerful) but, at that moment I knew nothing about Violeta.
But when I heard the song, I knew I had ran into someone who loved Life dearly, yet had taken her own life! How the song emitted this message to me, I couldn't tell you! I couldn't hold it back; the MIXTURE of exalted Joie de Vivre and Sorrow & Pain I felt coming towards me from this Song ( through Joan's interpretation of it!) bursted all my tear canals wide open and I cried the way I have seldom cried.
This whole experience "package" opened a new awareness to Life for me! My life was never quite the same it had been just a few minutes prior!
Gracias Violeta, Gracias! Gracias a la Vida! Gracias Uncle Remus!
30 Aug 2005 @ 19:25 by silviamar : beautiful!
I know it since very young. Me encanta! Preciosa! Thanks for posting it, it was nice to read again these beautiful words. Thanks to the life as well, the most precious present that we have!
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