Music is Oxygen, Poetry

Four minutes thirty seconds

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Drowning out the noises
of the outside world,
her headphones are
the portal to another place.

She wants to hear every detail
of the song playing in her ear —
every chord,  every beat, 
every unique  compilation.

She soaks it all in.
The rhythm moves her.
She’s entranced by the visions 
as the story unfolds.

She’s in a happy place,
but in four minutes thirty seconds,
she’s back to her reality, 
the song is over and life goes on, 

 


Contents written: August 31 2016
Originally published: September 1 2016
Copyright © 2016 Moylom Enterprises


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16 thoughts on “Four minutes thirty seconds”

      1. Id like to let you know .. sometimes I’m very perticular when it comes to paying attention, I once had guests ( my wifes cousins ) I wanted to watch a film together … and because they either started talking or falling asleep or just going to the bathroom … I kept restarting the film from the moment they had interupted ! It took 4 hours to watch the film. … I know ..! I’m not normal … but at the end we are all unique… and thats what makes the world interesting. Thanks for your time and comments. I appreciate it deeply.

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      2. I feel the same way about movies. Sit still, relax, enjoy. If there are constant interruptions I’d lose interest and perhaps watch layer by myself. ☺

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