Ringo Starr
Ringo Starr
That hollow sound you hear is loss:
It’s so simple - almost elementary.

It’s need that drives us:
The urgent requirement to drown out that clamour.

A feeling that’s pumping around us,
Tingling the core and rippling the skin.

We hold hands together in our soaring songs
To shield us from the infernal beat.

Ringo Starr, English drummer for the Beatles, was born today in 1940.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, English author and create of Sherlock Holmes, died today in 1930.

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