Today I realized something very strange. – I am not happy – and not unhappy. It came to me suddenly that I am living what only appears to be a life. I hold so much inside of me, I am not free – I suffer – but I don’t know why or what for. My ship is in the harbor, but it has sprung a leak.
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- by Mohammed Fairouz (b. 1985), "Today I realized something very strange", 2011 [mezzo-soprano and piano], from Jeder Mensch, no. 2. [text verified 1 time]
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