You live by echoes

Yes, but you may remember the song itself and a day you listened to music issuing so strong out of urgent lips it whelmed the after-sound. Those were hours of prime phrasing. Recall them while you survive on modified vibrances murky with shadow humming off bleak walls. Perceive the merger of origin and sequence. This way you may test the true pitch of your troubled hearing. Norma Farber

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