Urthona - A Journal of Buddhism and the Arts

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On Fri, 22 March, 2013 - 11:58
Ratnagarbha's picture
A misty moisty morning today, as we used to say on misty days when I was growing up. I think we got this from Maddy Prior - we often listened to Steeleye Span on Saturday mornings, and I recall what was then Maddy’s crystal clear, high, pure voice, with a hint of danger, like a fast rushing mountain stream, singing something like ‘One misty moisty morning when cloudy was the weather, I met a ragged old man all dressed up in leather’. Quite what the ragged old man was up to I don’t remember, but I expect he was up to no good and that Maddy was more than a match for him.

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