The ear infection i have makes me crave music. Losing my hearing scares me. I save sounds. I save long hair music on the leaves of my dining table plant. That wobbly chair saves that Incredible String Band song I can't find on YouTube.
I'm teaching second grade again. I didn't like first grade. I lost my patience for shoe laces and the random Spiderman pajama stories.
My parents bought me a little used radio when I was 11 years old. I used to sleep with the radio on hoping Gimme Shelter would come on. One day I woke up in the middle of the night and this song was playing:
I wanted to save that song.
Guiño a Plympton. [Flickr]
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