I am sure that Dylan is in shock and wonders why the universe has chosen his work to make this statement about poetry and music.
I’ve seen a few stories like this on the internet here and there. I admit I have mixed feelings about it. Does he deserve it? Does he even want it? Do I even care?
I guess things have not changed much for the reluctant prophet in the last few decades. His clear disinterest at being anointed, crowned, heralded, lauded or celebrated as anything other than a simple musician and storyteller has not changed, he has stuck to his six shooters. It is a singular reaction in a time when so many people are crawling over each other to grasp at the brass ring of their 5 minutes in the lime colored light. In a time when “selling-out” is a goal in and of itself.
The only recent interview I could find was one that he gave to AARP to…
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