Author Topic: November 7th, Pine Creek  (Read 34181 times)

mvansand76

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Re: November 7th, Pine Creek
« Reply #20 on: November 07, 2007, 03:31:34 pm »
This is a song by a Dutch singer, Anouk. It always reminds me of the scene where one word on a postcard changed Ennis's whole life:

One Word - Anouk

I close my eyes
And imagine you're here
Did it all seem so hopeless
Given the chance
I would ask
Forgive me
I didn't do a thing to make you stay
I didn't say a word to make you stay
If I would have known
Could I have tried to make it easier
But I didn't do a thing
Or say a word
One word

And I don't know why you're gone, now you're gone
No beautiful goodbye
You will never leave my mind
And it turns out to be so much different than our dreams
Now you're, you're a star in heaven

My thoughts unsaid
Stuck in my head
And it all feels so useless
Never forget to give all I have
Forgive me
I couldn't do a thing to make you stay
And I couldn't say a word to make you stay
If I could have known
Could I have tried to make it easier
But I couldn't do a thing
Or say a word
One word

And I don't know why you're gone, now you're gone
No beautiful goodbye
You will never leave my mind
And it turns out to be so much different than our dreams
Now you're, yeah, you're a star in heaven

Still I don't know why you're gone, now you're gone
No beautiful goodbye
You will never leave my mind
And it turns out to be so much different than our dreams
Now you're, you're a star in heaven
You're a star in heaven now
You're a star in heaven
Yeah, you're my star



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Re: November 7th, Pine Creek
« Reply #21 on: November 07, 2007, 03:37:35 pm »
Am I allowed to share here what I've already posted on DVF? If not and it's removed I'll understand. Otherwise:




This is beautiful!

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Re: November 7th, Pine Creek
« Reply #22 on: November 07, 2007, 04:58:24 pm »
Guess this would belong to our daily thoughts, but since I don't have thread there, I post it here.

Today is November, 7th - the suggested date to meet at Pine Creek, but the postcard came back, stamped deceased :(

Just had to think of it. Brokeback got me good, too.

That brought tears to my eyes.   :'(

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Re: November 7th, Pine Creek
« Reply #23 on: November 07, 2007, 05:46:35 pm »
Chrissi, thanks for reminding us.  Pine Creek Day.

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Re: November 7th, Pine Creek
« Reply #24 on: November 07, 2007, 05:54:43 pm »
Since Jack and Ennis never made it to Pine Creek, let's go there for them. Meet you there with two cans of beans tout suite. Don't be late. Hell, be late if you have to. Redline it, but don't be caught by a horn dipstick so to speak.

 :-\

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Re: November 7th, Pine Creek
« Reply #25 on: November 07, 2007, 06:05:37 pm »
Mel, a very beautiful song for a very sad day.
      Wishing won't make it go away, the pain is there, will always be there.  I am  just so thankful to Authors like you
to take away some of the hurt by allowing Jack and Ennis to live on if only in our imagination.
                                               Thank you Mel
                             Hugs and the best to you and you Sister,
                                                            Torry

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Re: November 7th, Pine Creek
« Reply #26 on: November 07, 2007, 06:42:17 pm »
Mel, a very beautiful song for a very sad day.
      Wishing won't make it go away, the pain is there, will always be there.  I am  just so thankful to Authors like you
to take away some of the hurt by allowing Jack and Ennis to live on if only in our imagination.
                                               Thank you Mel
                             Hugs and the best to you and you Sister,
                                                            Torry

Awww thank you Torry, you're so sweet!  :-*
Yeah, that was my main motivation to write my stories, I knew there was a way in which they could have made it together, at least in an alternate universe... and I needed it to exist not only in my head, but put it on paper... Thanks for your sweet words... Mel


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Re: November 7th, Pine Creek
« Reply #27 on: November 07, 2007, 10:14:23 pm »



Time does not bring relief; you all have lied
Who told me time would ease me of my pain!
I miss him in the weeping of the rain;
I want him at the shrinking of the tide;
The old snows melt from every mountain-side,
And last year's leaves are smoke in every lane;
But last year's bitter loving must remain
Heaped on my heart, and my old thoughts abide.
There are a hundred places where I fear
To go--so with his memory they brim.
And entering with relief some quiet place
Where never fell his foot or shone his face
I say, 'There is no memory of him here!'
And so stand stricken, so remembering him.

~~Edna St. Vincent Millay

OMG! Meryl, that was so fitting. Utterly heartbreaking but fitting!
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Re: November 7th, Pine Creek
« Reply #28 on: November 07, 2007, 10:35:36 pm »
Today is very special to me!
It is the culmination of a long journey that started on Brokeback Mountain with two cowboys I fell in love with.
Not a sexual kind of love but a love bourne of the pain of recognition. I saw myself in them. I saw my pain expressed in their lives I saw where and how I would  end up if I didn't change.
All of this understanding was driven home in that post card that was returned to Ennis in that small post office in Riverton. We are not promised tomorrow. We have one life and one shot at living it to the fullest. Each day we don't do that is a day wasted that we will never get back. No, tomorrow may never come so if Ennis and Jack have taught us anything it is this "Seize the Day" Carpe Diem. my friends!Live each day as it were your last foritmay just be!
"The biggest obstacle to most of us achieving our dreams isn't reality, it's our own fear"

"Saint Paul had his Epiphany on the road to Damascus, Mine was on Brokeback Mountain"

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Re: November 7th, Pine Creek
« Reply #29 on: November 07, 2007, 10:44:40 pm »
We are not promised tomorrow. We have one life and one shot at living it to the fullest. Each day we don't do that is a day wasted that we will never get back. No, tomorrow may never come so if Ennis and Jack have taught us anything it is this "Seize the Day" Carpe Diem. my friends!Live each day as it were your last foritmay just be!

This is so beautiful, Rich! It brought a lump to my throat...I am so glad you are "seizing the day"!

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