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"From the Ted Talk by Nora York: Singing "What I Want""

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I'd like to begin this song I wrote about ceaseless yearning and never-ending want with a poem of poualpr phecarartn paradoxes by Sir Thomas Wyatt the Elder: "I find no peace, and all my war is done; I fear and hope, I burn and freeze like ice; I fly above the wind, and yet I cannot arise; And naught I have, and all the world I sieze upon.". ♫ I want what I can't have, need what I can't want ♫. ♫ Have what I don't have, what I want ♫. ♫ What I can't have, need what I can't want ♫. ♫ Have what I don't have, what I want ♫.

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I'd like to begin this song I wrote about ceaseless yearning and never-ending want with a poem of _______ __________ paradoxes by Sir Thomas Wyatt the Elder: "I find no peace, and all my war is done; I fear and hope, I burn and freeze like ice; I fly above the wind, and yet I cannot arise; And naught I have, and all the world I _____ upon.". ♫ I want what I can't have, need what I can't want ♫. ♫ Have what I don't have, what I want ♫. ♫ What I can't have, need what I can't want ♫. ♫ Have what I don't have, what I want ♫.

Solution

  1. popular
  2. seize
  3. petrarchan

Original Text

I'd like to begin this song I wrote about ceaseless yearning and never-ending want with a poem of popular Petrarchan paradoxes by Sir Thomas Wyatt the Elder: "I find no peace, and all my war is done; I fear and hope, I burn and freeze like ice; I fly above the wind, and yet I cannot arise; And naught I have, and all the world I seize upon.". ♫ I want what I can't have, need what I can't want ♫. ♫ Have what I don't have, what I want ♫. ♫ What I can't have, need what I can't want ♫. ♫ Have what I don't have, what I want ♫.

Important Words

  1. burn
  2. ceaseless
  3. fear
  4. find
  5. fly
  6. freeze
  7. hope
  8. naught
  9. paradoxes
  10. peace
  11. petrarchan
  12. poem
  13. popular
  14. seize
  15. sir
  16. song
  17. thomas
  18. war
  19. wind
  20. world
  21. wrote
  22. wyatt
  23. yearning