The Music in Me

The Music in Me

I hear an old song
as if for the first time
Words beautiful
Resonating deeply
Taking up residence
in my head
Playing over and over
taking me to places
I have never gone
The music hypnotic
and lyrics
touching my soul
Inspiring my own
poetry in motion
Compelled to write
of the visions that dance
in my head
Round and round
in circles spinning
Spherical objects
floating in air
Lifting me 
Taking me
away
 
 
Copyright © 2021 Christine Bolton - Poetry for Healing
All Rights Reserved

Merril is hosting D'Verse Poets tonight
and has prompted us with 'Connections'

'For this prompt, I want you to think about
connecting or connections—in any sense.
It could be connecting ideas, connecting
historical moments, or your own connections
with people, places, nature, or art'

I recently participated in a music prompt of
'Circles' from another blog and chose the song
Windmills of your Mind. It is from the movie
remake of The Thomas Crown Affair.  For some
reason I could not get it out of my head, so
I guess I connected with it. I'm sharing it below.

Image by freeillustrated from Pixabay

  34 comments for “The Music in Me

  1. January 19, 2021 at 9:12 pm

    Symphony music can move me to tears. It is amazing how music, poetry and art are so tethered to our emotional life.

    • Christine Bolton
      January 19, 2021 at 10:43 pm

      Yes Debi that is so true. I too have had tears in my eyes at a symphony. Music touches the senses ☺️

  2. January 19, 2021 at 9:47 pm

    I love your poem Christine

    • Christine Bolton
      January 19, 2021 at 10:45 pm

      Thank you dear Sadje ☺️💕

      • January 19, 2021 at 11:05 pm

        Always a pleasure

  3. January 19, 2021 at 10:51 pm

    Great post! Music is definitely a great connection. Loved the video also.

    • Christine Bolton
      January 19, 2021 at 11:22 pm

      Thanks Dwight. Yes it certainly is ☺️ I’m happy you liked the video/song

  4. January 19, 2021 at 11:49 pm

    Beautiful poem.

    • Christine Bolton
      January 20, 2021 at 11:34 am

      Thank you! ☺️

      • January 20, 2021 at 11:42 am

        Welcome 🙂

  5. January 20, 2021 at 1:03 am

    Music is the ink in my quill
    Music floats on every word I spill…..

    • Christine Bolton
      January 20, 2021 at 11:35 am

      I certainly know ut does for you Ivor ☺️💕

      • January 20, 2021 at 12:21 pm

        🎶🖱🖋📄😊

  6. January 20, 2021 at 2:41 am

    I have connected to a song too! What an awesome coincidence or “connection” hehe . You rocked the prompt Christine!

    • Christine Bolton
      January 20, 2021 at 11:35 am

      Thank you! I have to go see yours now ☺️

  7. January 20, 2021 at 10:59 am

    I think most people have found connection in music, and it’s always interesting when one suddenly feels an old song in a new way.

    • Christine Bolton
      January 20, 2021 at 11:36 am

      Thanks Merril ☺️

  8. Beverly Crawford
    January 20, 2021 at 11:34 am

    Music….and so many songs through the years have been points of connection, transporting us to other times and places, other people in our lives.

    • Christine Bolton
      January 20, 2021 at 11:36 am

      Isn’t that true Beverly. Anything that touches our senses seems to take us on journey ☺️💕

  9. January 20, 2021 at 1:23 pm

    The vibe is so surreal. Loved it.

    • Christine Bolton
      January 20, 2021 at 9:35 pm

      Thank you so much ☺️

  10. January 20, 2021 at 1:28 pm

    This made me think of the Carole King song, ‘Music’ – you can’t beat having a song in your heart 😊❤️

    • Christine Bolton
      January 20, 2021 at 9:35 pm

      Yes it’s true isn’t it Ingrid? Thanks for reading ☺️

  11. January 20, 2021 at 3:33 pm

    Music has always been my go-to for healing ….. always. I love your poem.

    • Christine Bolton
      January 20, 2021 at 9:33 pm

      Dear Helen, thank you so much. I too find it very healing. It’s poetry with music ☺️

  12. sanaarizvi
    January 20, 2021 at 4:28 pm

    Love this! 🙂 Music has the most indescribable effect on us! It takes us to places we have never been, makes us feel emotions that are otherwise foreign and at times remind us that there is more to life than what meets the eye 💝💝

    • Christine Bolton
      January 20, 2021 at 9:31 pm

      Yes it does Sanaa. That song took hold of me as if there was a message there that I should be paying attention to. ☺️

  13. January 21, 2021 at 5:21 am

    Lovely, Christine! 💕😊

    • Christine Bolton
      January 21, 2021 at 8:39 am

      Aww thank you Punam 🥰

      • January 21, 2021 at 10:57 am

        My pleasure, dear. ❤️

  14. January 23, 2021 at 8:22 pm

    A beautiful poem, that is music within itself. Lovely words, Christine.

    • Christine Bolton
      January 23, 2021 at 10:06 pm

      Oh thank you so much ☺️ I really appreciate it.

  15. January 26, 2021 at 11:39 am

    I’m sure that all of us have a connection with music. You’ve captured that feeling of connection and its ability to inspire.

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