Mmmm… All of this. “Head Above Water” Avril Lavigne, Head Above Water, 2018 Songwriter: Jonathan Rotem, Avril Lavigne, Travis Clark I’ve gotta keep the calm before the storm I don’t want less, I don’t want more Must bar the windows and the doors To keep me safe, to keep me warm Yeah, my life is … Continue reading “Head Above Water” ~ Sound of My Day
I don’t think I’m the only person who sometimes finds a recurring theme, thought, idea, or word arise in my life. I find it interesting that whenever recurring words come forward, I’m reminded at the same time of those points at which I’ve written about them before, only the difference is that with each progressive … Continue reading Beautiful Lies
This. “Praying” Kesha, Rainbow, 2017 Songwriter: Andrew Joslyn / Benjamin Manusama / Kesha Sebert / Ryan Lewis Well, you almost had me fooled Told me that I was nothing without you Oh, but after everything you’ve done I can thank you for how strong I have become ‘Cause you brought the flames and you put … Continue reading “Praying” ~ Sound of My Day
That’s what I was told I have today by a man whose business it is to measure bodies. Lady, you DO have legs for days! This guy, whom we will call Al, came by to measure me for a wheelchair (its only been almost 7 months since I joined the footless few and I’ve been … Continue reading Legs for Days
Do you remember being a child at the holidays? There was that one toy you opened on Christmas morning (or on one of the nights of Hanukkah) that your parents tried to warn you Santa might not bring but he somehow managed to bring anyway (because he’s Santa!) and you were overjoyed… until you realized … Continue reading Waiting on the Right Things to Change
I love this piece by Marlowe, although it is not a stand alone piece, as all the others in this Classics series thus far have been; it’s an excerpt from one of his plays, Hero and Leander. What I love about this piece is the youthful hope, that for most of us has been destroyed, … Continue reading Classics: Who Ever Loved That Loved Not at First Sight?
This is a personal favorite of mine. I don’t know if it was the images of trees breaking through the ruins I was thinking about when I was writing The Old Broken House With The Tree Growing Through It instead of sleeping last night or something else but this morning I awoke with these old … Continue reading Classics: The Road Not Taken