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Wicked in Singapore

DECEMBER 2011

MARINA BAY SANDS

 

ELPHABA
I’m limited:
Just look at me – I’m limited
And just look at you –
You can do all I couldn’t do, Glinda
So now it’s up to you
(spoken) For both of us
(sung) Now it’s up to you:

GLINDA
I’ve heard it said 
That people come into our lives for a reason
Bringing something we must learn
And we are led
To those who help us most to grow 
If we let them
And we help them in return
Well, I don’t know if I believe that’s true
But I know I’m who I am today
Because I knew you:

Like a comet pulled from orbit
As it passes a sun
Like a stream that meets a boulder
Halfway through the wood
Who can say if I’ve been changed for the better?
But because I knew you
I have been changed for good

ELPHABA
It well may be
That we will never meet again
In this lifetime
So let me say before we part
So much of me
Is made of what I learned from you
You’ll be with me
Like a handprint on my heart
And now whatever way our stories end
I know you have re-written mine
By being my friend:
Like a ship blown from its mooring
By a wind off the sea
Like a seed dropped by a skybird
In a distant wood
Who can say if I’ve been changed for the better?
But because I knew you:

GLINDA
Because I knew you:

BOTHI have been changed for good

ELPHABA
And just to clear the air
I ask forgiveness
For the things I’ve done you blame me for

GLINDA
But then, I guess we know
There’s blame to share

BOTH
And none of it seems to matter anymore

GLINDA ELPHABA
Like a comet pulled Like a ship blown
From orbit as it Off it’s mooring
Passes a sun, like By a wind off the
A stream that meets Sea, like a seed
A boulder, half-way Dropped by a 
Through the wood Bird in the wood

BOTH
Who can say if I’ve been changed for the better?
I do believe I have been changed for the better?

GLINDA
And because I knew you:
ELPHABA
Because I knew you:

BOTH
Because I knew you:
I have been changed for good.

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August 29, 2011 at 2:04 PM Leave a comment

Voyage Night Festival 2011

August 25, 2011 at 11:12 AM Leave a comment

Happy 46th Birthday Singapore!!

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Majulah!!!

August 8, 2011 at 9:31 PM Leave a comment

Happy AuGHOST Month!

August is the Happy Ghost Month for the Chinese. It is the time of the year where food offerings, fresh and burnt; ‘hell bank’ money, paper cellphones, and whatever gift possible line up the streets of Singapore to commemorate (?) this month.

According to my Chinese colleague, this is the month when the gates of hell are opened and the ‘ghosts’ are set free and head out for a month of vacation. Living individuals are compelled encouraged to offer food, money, or things the ghost might need to enjoy his month’s VL or else..

Likewise, you are not allowed to say anything nasty or you’re..

This burning ritual photo was taken just now at our office parking lot.

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Since I’m not Chinese, August for me is HAPPY GAIL MONTH! Yeah!


August 5, 2011 at 12:44 PM Leave a comment


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