Karl Crabbé

Gent, East-Flanders, Belgium

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  • Fluent in Dutch, English, French; learning German, Italian
  • 47, Male
  • Member since 2009
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About Me


"The non-existant is whatever we have not sufficiently desired" - Nikos Kazantzakis


You'd have to ask my best friends. Now, seen the quality of the friends I have, I'm probably not that bad a guy...


Bows and flows of angel hair and ice cream castles in the air
And feather canyons everywhere, i've looked at cloud that way.
But now they only block the sun, they rain and snow on everyone.
So many things i would have done but clouds got in my way.

I've looked at clouds from both sides now,
From up and down, and still somehow
It's cloud illusions i recall.
I really don't know clouds at all.

Moons and junes and ferris wheels, the dizzy dancing way you feel
As every fairy tale comes real; i've looked at love that way.
But now it's just another show. you leave 'em laughing when you go
And if you care, don't let them know, don't give yourself away.

I've looked at love from both sides now,
From give and take, and still somehow
It's love's illusions i recall.
I really don't know love at all.

Tears and fears and feeling proud to say "i love you" right out loud,
Dreams and schemes and circus crowds, i've looked at life that way.
But now old friends are acting strange, they shake their heads, they say
I've changed.
Something's lost but something's gained in living every day.

I've looked at life from both sides now,
From win and lose, and still somehow
It's life's illusions i recall.
I really don't know life at all.

Joni Mitchell


Human nature

Music, Movies, and Books

There's so many.
Well, I'll come and update this regularly

Giorgio Bassani
Philippe Besson
Jim Grimsley
Nikos Kazantzakis
David Mitchell
Luigi Pirandello

Movies - series:
Angels in America
Ordinary people
Prime Suspect
Six Feet Under
Will& Grace
A Single Man

Javier Alvarez
Leonard Bernstein
Jacques Brel
Edson Cordeiro
Jean Ferrat
Léo Ferré
Angélique Ionatos
Maria Joao
Fiorella Mannoia
George Michael
W. A. Mozart
Edith Piaf
Dulce Pontes
Herman Van Veen
Antonio Vivaldi
Anne Sofie von Otter

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Seeing my children being born, and seeing them grow up.
Having made the most beautiful friends a man can have

And having felt complete on the top of a mountain

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