I’ve reinterpreted a song I wrote many years ago; once power-pop, now it’s shoegaze. Here’s a v1 draft:
A scientist and her COVID skeptic husband both confront news from the future that challenges their conceptions of present and past.
I wrote these song lyrics a few years ago and never put them to music. They feel particularly relevant now for a number of reasons.
The pandemic has challenged couples and roommates to reevaluate what they think of their routines and of one another…and of themselves.
A caregiver has nightmares of being a nurse during the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic, while the nurse has happy dreams of a healthier place and time.
Alice stopped mid-sentence and clicked on the mic button. She knew right where it was and forgot to push it every time she tried to speak.
Normally, my infrequent trips to the store were less visits than robberies; I’d grab my favorites and get out before anybody really knew I’d been in.