24 August 2007

Friday Castro Death Watch Intermission

All indications are that something is happening in Cuba.

Everyone, and I mean EVERYONE, keeps telling me that an announcement about Castro's death is imminent.

Frankly, it doesn't make sense to me that they would make the announcement today sine it would give Miami three nights and two days to celebrate before they could put together a memorial service on Monday in Havana. All the images you would see would be of gleeful Cuban-Americans happy that Castro is finally out of their lives and extending love, hope and solidarity to those on the island. Not what the regime wants. The celebration and the ensuing maritime blockade of South Florida would make the funeral seem anti-climatic.

A Friday announcement would also give the Cubans in Cuba a chance to stir the pot for a whole weekend and who knows they may have and incident on their hands.

It would make more sense for a Sunday night or Monday announcement.

SO....

We interrupt this Death Watch ...

Usually, on Fridays, I post some song lyrics from a song that reminds me of Cuba. You know, from the soundtrack of my life.

This Friday is one of those "Blah" days and I didn't feel much like.....

... Wait! There's a song for just that occasion ...

Sunshine

Sunshine go away today,
I don't feel much like dancin'
Some man's gone,
he's tried to run my life
Don't know what he's askin'

He tells me I'd better get in line
Can't hear what he's sayin'
When I grow up,
I'm gonna make it mine
These ain't dues I been payin'

How much does it cost?
I'll buy it.
The time is all we've lost.
I'll try it.
He can't even run his own life,
I'll be damned if he'll run mine

Sunshine
Sunshine go away today,
I don't feel much like dancin'
Some man's gone,
he's tried to run my life
Don't know what he's askin'
Working starts to make me wonder where
fruits of what I do are going
He says in love and war all is fair
He's got cards he ain't showin'

How much does it cost?
I'll buy it.
The time is all we've lost.
I'll try it.
He can't even run his own life,
I'll be damned if he'll run mine

Sunshine
Sunshine come on back another day
I promise you I'll be singin'
This old world she's gonna turn around
brand new bells'
will be ringin'

3 comments:

Marta said...

Rei-
You have inspired me.
I posted lyrics today, too. =D

Con cariño,
Marta

Tomás Estrada-Palma said...

Yeah Monday seems more logical if they can muster the guts even then. But they may just keep pretending Fidel is alive for as long as they can get away with it.

Amy said...

Thanks, I like this song. :-)
Momentarily relaxed.