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Soundtrack to my Life

My soundtrack goes back, ahead, up, down.
“I Saw the Light” as a four-year-old and
got hooked on the British invasion,

pre-Beatles mania. “Maybe I’m Amazed”
by the sheer magic music shed on a timid child
imprisoned in a confused household.

“Ah Mary,” my mother—how I adored her
‘til she wouldn’t let me. I finally learned
to smile once I escaped. “What’s Going On” is that

I make homes wherever I lay my bag.
“I Got a Line on You,” New York, no longer him.
It’s place that brings me to climax.

  Amy Barone