We roared the night we first met,
and then I got frightened and hid from you.
I had a beautiful feeling and realization recently through the creation and fruition of completing my new, forthcoming album, of relating a bit to how parents must feel when their little, magical bundle of joy is finally now in the world…
With Valentine’s Day coming up next week, I’ve been thinking a lot about heartache and how physical a pain it can be. Whether it’s a breakup, parting ways with a friend, or the loss of a loved one, the energy of the heart is so powerful that when it’s broken, it truly feels like it and you are pieces.
There was something magnificent to me in the boldness of this bravely winged, but blackened heart that so many things of life had been nailed to — it’d been pierced by life itself.
“I have gained nothing by the enlargement of my world; on the contrary, I have lost. I want to become more and more childish and to pass beyond childhood in the opposite direction.” -Henry Miller
I’ve become ensorceled by the updated version of Joni’s song …It’s become almost like a secret key to understanding this phase of growth in my life.
For anyone who struggles with others’ perceptions in choosing a somewhat “unconventional” life path or being an “unconventional” person.
It’s been a long journey for me to get back to wanting to record again, but life in all its mysterious ways and nudges to help us grow and change has gratefully led me to this new creative space and time.