I Lived on the Moon

This song, by Kwoon, has been in my mind the past few days — perhaps due to Jim’s passing. The video is extraordinary:

The lyrics, which are difficult to understand in the video (perhaps because the band is French):

Dear little lad,
Here’s the story of my life.
I lived on the moon:
grey flying snakes along
the mountains of destiny while
the three tailed monkeys
were drawing the stars.
Light from the Sun and I
hide myself on the dark side, alone.
I’ve run so far
to find my way,
then I dream again … alone.

Dear little boy,
Listen to the voices of your soul
to show you the way
of silence and peace.
Follow your thoughts and fly,
choosing all the things that you desire:
giant waves, fireflies …
Your dreams will be your only shell,
your secrets, your hiding place, my son.
Don’t let them try
to crush your brain.
You’ll go far, my son.

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