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Not A Lot of Reasons to Sing, But Enough

Not a lot of reasons to sing but enough This world is hard and people make it rough But still I squeak out a note here and there Like a photon of light escaping the Sun That little vibration born within my soul Bouncing around Struggling to rise Pushed down more times than it climbs Pushing upward to the top of the dome Trying to break free of its comfortable home Light years it seems passes while each note struggles free Coming together in a small melody And with these tiny utterances may vibrations rise high Turn the sad heart happy And make the depressive mood climb Sometimes the reasons seem hard to count I know it all too well Where that single note dangles Then falls And then goes nowhere But it comes as it comes And it goes as it goes And with each little note I try to compose Some little tune to keep me afloat For a while at least For when things are tough For when things get sad And reasons though their number small Just one or two will do To get that melody to escape me And my song to push through

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Date: 10/22/2022 9:44:00 AM
Very nice, John. I know the feeling. If I am grumpy, I often walk in the woods and sing the Johnny Appleseed song where nobody can hear my terrible voice. A gratitude song quickly changes the attitude...
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John Floyd
Date: 10/22/2022 10:11:00 AM
Jeff, thanks so much for reading and commenting. It's made my day!