such a time
with each passing of
our peers, these musical landmarks
defined our youth
leaving us with a roadmap connecting the passage of our lives with a lyric, a line
a verse or that memorable, amusing or
even annoying encounter ….
and that one particularly magical show, never to be forgotten..
we were blessed with the good fortune and a love of this music
that brought us to this industry’ s door and accompanied us all through our many journeys along youth’s way..
now we are whittling away at our memories.. like old shavings
they fall to the ground in bits and pieces amid our shock and disbelief at the sheer volume of the loss of our musical heroes–and friends—- this season….
we were there, yes ..and now we too