We all know how music and the lyrics to a song can trigger emotions and take us back to different times in our lives. Music can touch your soul; reminiscent of special times in your life or challenging ones.
In the AFTERWORD section of the nonfiction book, Watching Their Dance: Three Sisters, a Genetic Disease and Marrying into a Family At Risk for Huntington’s, I wrote a poem. I’m really not a poet but Bruce Springsteen’s song, Land of Hope and Dreams, inspired me to write about my own hope and dreams in the mist of living with the threat of Huntington’s disease.
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“We’re all riders on a train traveling through life. The choices we make on the journey determine the weight of our load. When confronted with tough times, many discover they must lighten their load.
John Anthony Marin, my key rider, willingly disembarked in 1978, while I struggled with the direction of my train. Eventually, I circled back to find him waiting patiently for me. He boarded my train again, and together, we rolled through the fields of life where sunshine streams and set a new destination, a land of hope and dreams.”
We Can Never Lose HOPE…..
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