Did He Just Get the Year Wrong?
By Richard Gallagher
I was dreamin' when I wrote this,
forgive me if it goes astray
But when I woke up this mornin',
could've sworn it was Judgment Day
The sky was all purple,
there were people runnin' everywhere
Tryin' 2 run from the destruction,
U know I didn't even care
Cuz they say 2000 zero zero party over,
oops, out of time!
So 2night I'm gonna party like it's 1999!
Looking back over 2003, we could easily find ourselves sliding into preholiday heavyheartedness. Considering the ongoing plundering of the planet; the debut of new, globally mobile infectious diseases; the tenacity of the older infectious diseases; the ingress of invasive species; the threat of genetically modified crops; the dehumanizing issue of cloning; the alarming weather extremes; and the immediate, worldwide threat of terrorism. One might wonder if pop star Prince just...