‘Allen’bury Tales!

I recently rediscovered my love for Woody Allen. As his biographer John Baxter puts it,  Allen’s works are ‘self-absorbed’, and that is what fascinates me. One thing you know for sure is that the views and opinions he has on two of the most common yet ever-elusive life ‘hacks’- viz. love and sex - aren’t …

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He feels neither pain nor hurt Heady confusion or rustic urge Abysmal numbness in his soul Dreams of elusive, eternal bliss She lives in the moment Seeking pleasure, getting stung Tears of joy, buckets of pain Takes chances again n’ again The present never begets him Ghosts of regret and failure Plagued by restless questions …

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