The Baker’s Beat “Lyric-Koan” feature highlights a lyric from the previous night’s show and encourages readers to ponder it’s meaning during the day as a meditative exercise, using the Japanese calligraphy visual if desired.
“If you wait until tomorrow, the sacred creed will be yours.”
(From “Colonel Forbin’s Ascent”, lyrics by Trey Anastasio circa 1988)
“How can I answer questions unknown?”
(From “A Song I Heard the Ocean Sing”, lyrics by Tom Marshall circa 2004)
“Will the wind ever remember the names it has blow in the past? And with this crutch, its old age and its wisdom it whispers, ‘No, this will be the last’.”
(From “The Wind Cries Mary”, lyrics by Jimi Hendrix circa 1967)