Soundtrack of My Life

The night before I leave. Thinking of home and goodbyes and family and the things that have held me steady all these years.

via Adrian Korte on Unsplash

When I wake up,

I hear the chatter of the fairy friends in the room next door;

The clang of the collar of the dog at the base of the stairs, eager for company;

The scuff of socks on carpet and the happy hello of the house as it creaks beneath our  feet;

A faucet turned on, a door opened and shut, a low murmur, a cough—

And as much as I love my solitude

And can sit in silence, serene,

The noises of the ones I love

Are the soundtrack of my life.

4 responses to “Soundtrack of My Life”

  1. I love this so much. ❤️❤️❤️ It’s the little things that make life so wonderful. 😊

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  2. Judith L. Livingstone Avatar
    Judith L. Livingstone

    Dearest Abby,

    This is absolutely lovely. We are thinking of you and picturing your arrival at college. We are always thinking of you. Please keep us posted on everything, if you have time.

    All our love,

    Grammy and Pop-pop

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  3. Beautiful! I really enjoyed it. Sounds can be really centering.

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