current of the mind

there is a swimmer standing before a lake and the current is strong and choppy. this particular swimmer has a fantasy, that if they can swim across the lake, to the island on the other side, that might stop the water from having such a difficult current. that their effort to swim against it might change the nature of the water. it isn’t a fantasy based in reality but she believes it with all her might. that’s what her song is about, said the student in my class who doesn’t usually speak up. then she played it on the piano and everybody was silent. her voice was gentle and in the mid range. i liked the chorus, “this is the mind, always unchanged, this is your fate, unstoppable game”.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *