As a musician and poet, I’ve always understood the connection between song lyrics and poetry, and now this seems to have been validated by the Swedish Academy. Few could argue the impact that Dylan’s words have had on the world. I have to say, I am grateful to have lived at the same time as Bob Dylan, and even more grateful that I was able to see him perform multiple times. He truly deserves this award. Congratulations to one of the great living wordsmiths.
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Come writers and critics who prophesy with your pen
And keep your eyes wide the chance won’t come again
And don’t speak too soon for the wheel’s still in spin
And there’s no tellin’ who that it’s namin’
For the loser now will be later to win
For the times they are a’ changin’!
6 responses to “Dylan Wins Nobel Prize for Literature”
I love Dylan’s lyrics. He deserves this! Poetry is meant to be heard.
How wonderful is that? 🙂 Thanks for sharing this, Jeff. It’s wonderful to see this Nobel going to a musician-poet … bard!
I know!! Dylan was a big influence for me.