As unlikely as it seems, a dance song managed to be deeply moving in its discussion of childhood memories, fathers, and blue lakes where comes heartbreak. I tried to resist, but in the end, this lapsarian I too was in Arcadia approach won me over. A great song.
Michael Horovitz was a wonderful, funny, entertaining, intelligent, generous and visionary poet and a significant part of the British poetry scene post-war. His death is sad and a true loss, but his spirit and many projects and poems will live on.