A couple bars

It's amazing how all it takes is the first couple/few bars of a song to recall a memory so vivid from 10, 20, 30 years ago you can smell the air of where you were and the breath of who you were with the moment you very first heard it. Could be a musky beer soaked pub, or Hunky Bill's Perogies from the old PNE fairs, or someone's favourite cigarettes and spearmint gum. Then, all of the sudden you find yourself either sobbing buckets or grinning like a duck eating shit, and a million shades of either ecstasy, anguish, or longing flood through your mind in a split second like a tsunami. If it's a lover, you can feel their arms around you. If it's a place, perhaps a rural rodeo at dusk, flickering ride lights and fireflies everywhere, or the graffiti-pained walls of a derelict gas station or dim bus. Then, when the moment dissipates and the song is over, and you come to your senses, you feel like you've just been eclipsed a ghost or trail of smoke in an arid desert you've been chasing after for decades, but never been able to catch. Scientists may've yet to find a way to time travel, but I think musicians solved it long ago.


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On the Macro

Feb 15, 2024 at 7:42pm

All life, all the stars, planets, moons and Galaxies and in all the Micro of atoms and the sub atomic, all is quantum energy rhythms. Lets Rock.

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Memory Lane is a dead end street.

Feb 15, 2024 at 8:05pm

I understand you have regrets. Just go to sleep and start the rest of your life off by not making anymore of them.

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@ memory lane

Feb 15, 2024 at 10:36pm

It must suck to be such a buzz kill. What do you gain by dumping on everyone who posts on here? Guarantee that every time someone posts anything talking about a memory there you are unleashing all your nastiness on them. As if you’re just full of so much blackness and pain that you feel the need to share it by trying to bring down other people. This person posted something all of us can relate to, so why don’t you just take your miserable self somewhere else?

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@ Memory Lane is a dead end street.

Feb 16, 2024 at 10:53am

Only if you get stuck in past regrets. Time is circular and infinite. Enjoy and be well.

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Feb 21, 2024 at 1:08pm

This is why I love, love, love music. It makes you FEEL. It can bring you back to a place, time, or a person(s). So much I will never, ever tire of, no matter how old the music is. Thank you, all you creative artists for the glorious beauty!!!

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