Wednesday, November 08, 2006

Either really brilliant, or not so much

When I was a teen, I was full of the regular teenager angst. I wrote volumes of bad poetry to express my woes that the one I loved did not love me too. (In hindsight, I am glad for that because it would mean I was living in a trailer with 4 children and very big hair.) At the end of one of my books, I wrote "Is this the end or just the end?"

Now, you must understand, in highschool I was incredibly uncool. Not only did my angst music not include Led Zepplin, it mostly consisted of Bryan Adams. I had not been exposed to the song All of My Love as far as I knew. And yet, years later when I heard the song, the lyrics were very familiar. I looked it up in my book and there it was.

I still can't decide if I had heard it somewhere and just brought it into my mind for later, or if I am really as brilliant as the songwriter for All of My Love. I'm pretty sure it is not the latter.

6 comments:

  1. This happens to me like every day. Your brain decides to bust something out after it's been in there gestating forever. Then I think I'm really smart and clever, but really I'm remembering a Seinfeld episode from 10 years ago. Sad, indeed.

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  2. I wrote tons of angst-filled poetry, mainly all for the boyfriend I dated through high school that put me through hell and back. And then - wonder of all wonders - I later ended up married to him.

    I'm still amazed it lasted for 12 years.

    I still have the poems though! LOL

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  3. Zeppelin rules! Not that you're not brilliant, but you are likely not as musically brilliant as Robert Plant and John Paul Jones.

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  4. But then, didn't Lyn have a dream that was really the plot of The Shining, but she'd never seen it before?

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  5. That was Ky. Grae and I sat there listening to her and freaking out about how creepy she is. Cause she's creepy.

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  6. It was one of the scariest dreams I'd ever had. But it wasn't the Shining, at the same time, because it was set in the 1890s, and a butler was involved.

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