Descent

I heard an interesting piece on Exploring Music tonight.  The composer was writing this in the 1980’s and so many of his friends had died from Aids.  So he wanted to commemorate them in song and wrote a special symphony for the Chicago Symphony.

The music inspired me.  It describes his friend as he goes slowly insane due to his disease.

It’s simple

It’s just perception

You get it don’t you?

It’s such a straight forward concept.

You just… um…yeah

You just take it, um, one step at a time

I can do this

All I need to do is…um

Do is…

Where was I?

Just access your memory

Picture what you…um…

What you want to say

I’ve done this… um…

before  and I remember…

um

The kids playing

Dog in the way

Homework

Dishes need to be…

waxed…washed

and then…

Yah…

I stare into space

I’m confused.

It’s simple…

You just…just…

OH Come ON!  Just say it!

You just…?

WHERE ARE MY WORDS?!

ok  breathe

You…just…

GAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHH!

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