Without Music, Life Would Be A Mistake.

Why Nietzsche knew music is cheaper than therapy

See a dog upon the road Running hard to catch a cat

Car is pulling to a halt

Truck behind me doesn’t know

Everything is in the balance

Of a moment I can’t control

And your sympathetic strings

Are like the stirrings in my soul…

I could go at anytime

There’s nothing safe about this life.

— Anytime, Neil Finn

Oh, a storm is threat’ning

My very life today

If I don’t get some shelter

Oh yeah, I’m gonna fade away.

— Gimme Shelter, Rolling Stones

Boom, swish, swish.

Boom, swish, swish.

Pound, pound, pound, pound.

Boom, swish, swish.

Boom, swish, swish.

Pound, pound, pound, pound.

I want to live where soul meets body

And let the sun wrap its arms around me

And bathe my skin in water cool and cleansing…

And feel…feel what its like to be new…

— Where Soul Meets Body, Death Cab For Cutie

Please, remember me…

At Halloween…

Mistakenly…

As in the dream…

With misery…

Who the hell can see forever…

— Trapeze Swinger, Iron And Wine

Award-winning writer, therapist, clinical ethicist, and researcher specializing in moral injury. I talk about the stuff many won’t. micheledemarco.com

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