Well it seems that way to me. I came across this quote recently –
“..one must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.”
My chaos is more focused these days thank goodness! But it’s still there in an inquiring and creative sense and I hope I never lose it. Out of the dust and howling wind of troubled times can come something meaningful and wonderful.
Speaking of which I’m off to Armidale in the New England region of New South Wales soon to do a bit of recording and to play a gig there as well. I’m looking forward to that.
That quote is sticking in my mind…it could fit very well with the theme of a song I wrote and that will be on the next album. It’s a song called The Gypsy Dancer…you’ll have to hear it to see if you agree but the chorus starts off –
“Some men find their madness in memories best left under stone, or lose their way from riding to far out alone, every man might have a moment when he’s dancing all alone but …”.