Sunday, November 8, 2009

Sweet Thing

Ah, a new blog, a new beginning.

But wanna know where it really all started?

Finding Van Morrison's Astral Weeks tape in the bedroom
of a best friend's older sister. Amongst a clutter of Sassy
magazines and weathered journals was this little masterpiece.

With mentions of rainbow-colored hair ribbons, Shalimar
perfume, and wanton ballerinas, it was love at first listen.

Umpteen years later, I can still hear the twinkling
melodies and gem-like lyrics and they never fail to inspire.

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