Melodies

Over the years

whenever I felt lost

music was the remedy

which helped me most.

Closing my eyes to listen

to my favourite melodies

it took me to a place

where I could feel at ease.

Those calming sounds

washed over me

and for a brief moment

my spirit would soar free.

But now I find these melodies

are not enough

for once I open my eyes

I am faced with all manner of stuff.

No longer am I able

to hide myself away,

there are too many problems

that want to have their say.

informal young woman listening to music near grunge wall
Photo by Andrea Piacquadio on Pexels.com

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