Listen ~ 4 1/2 minutes
Through the open window I listen to the cadence
And crackle of the rain falling from eaves onto the ground
It reminds me of the campfire, the same song somehow
Created by an opposite. Of water gathering and falling
Of wood, a flame rising upwards, reaching, releasing ....
I feel this sound settle in my body .... .... It's a comfort
Reminding me of carefree moments, of joyful abandon
I guess the way good music makes me feel when I can sing
It, feel it vibrating through the guitar at rest against my body ....
There is a freshness associated with both the sound of the falling
Rain and the campfire. It draws me out of these walls to open air ....
Behind both sounds I can hear the geese call, the wind ripple
Strange how that works that water pouring down and fire reaching
Up can create in me that same draw to aliveness, energy, connection. (Huh!)
And so I close my eyes, feeling the cool air from the open window, and listen ....
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