3.14.2017

Listening to Bruce Cockburn

When a song from another time
enters into consciousness
becoming painfully relevant
naming dangers for what they are
and our time spent amongst them
seeking daylight
I close my leaky eyes
give thanks for you
squeeze tightly
and pray

Sharing with the Toads on the Tuesday Platform

11 comments:

  1. There's a song for every memory, every phase of life I think! Nicely done!

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  2. I love this, such a deep and thoughtful write! ❤️

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  3. Such songs are universal.. they speak to us in every decade... sadly, because not much changes.

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  4. Moving verse expressing gratitude for someone you love.Lovely !

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  5. His music will do that. Now more than every. Tight write and hug tight.

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  6. The consciousness has such extraordinary power to respond...for me, music especially seems to trigger the kind of reactions you write of here. It's been a constant through many external changes. Thanks for reminding.

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  7. Music helps me with the stress of life as does nature.

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  8. Seems that each generation has it's old favorites. At our family reunion it was always "Climb down my rain barrel.
    ..

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  9. Love his work...and yours too here...well written.

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  10. Those songs have a magical quality to them, to make us pinpoint and realize the depth of our emotions.
    Well-penned. :-)
    -HA

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  11. Music and memory, the things they make us do...

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