Sing A Little Song For Me

Music was always a passion of my late friend. If I begged enough, he’d often sing a little song for me now and again. While I wouldn’t say music is a passion of mine, I would say I enjoy jamming out in my bedroom in front of my full-length mirror.

Recently two of my best girlfriends and I attended the John Mayer concert at Madison Square Garden in New York City. While I love John Mayer, my stomach did a big flip as he opened with no other than ‘Heartbreak Warfare.’

Hearing the lyrics –

“Lightning strike
Inside my chest to keep me up at night
Dream of ways
To make you understand my pain”

fill the arena, my mind wandered to Lee; however, I pushed the thought away in order to have a fun girls’ night.

Later that night I got to thinking about other songs that feature lightning and lightning strikes. Below are some of my favorites.

  • ‘Chemical Party’ by Gavin DeGraw
    “Here at the party/everyone’s happy/everyone’s high/get struck by lightning/who here would feel it?/who here could heal it?/who here would try?”
  • ‘Lightning Strikes’ by Snow Patrol
    “What if this storm ends?/And I don’t see you again/as you are now/ever again/the perfect halo/of gold hair and lightning/sets you off against/the planet’s dance”
  • ‘Lightning’ by Dispatch
    “There’s lightning on the ceiling/coming from the corner of her eye”
  • ‘Lightning Crashes’ by Live
    “Lightning crashes, a new mother cries/her placenta falls to the floor/the angel opens her eyes/the confusion sets in/before the doctor can close the door”

… Add your own!


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One response to “Sing A Little Song For Me

  1. Mom

    Your writings continue to amaze me. Love you!

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