I have a complicated relationship to that phrase from where I sit at the moment. It's been gone so long I've lost some of my sure-fire memory factual link to it---but not the emotional link. That's not diminished in the least.
Funny that it should come up just now! And, I fear, it feels a little personal to share the details at the moment, other than to say I just got revisted with a zinger I can't believe I'd forgotten, it was so powerful & joyous & just-the-ticket.
It'd take me all night to give you two small paragraphs on it anyway...
Such sadness in it now. Good thing the surprise, and the potential for contemplation, offsets that feeling a bit.