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Life Will Be As It Should….(wp daily prompt)


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A song comes on the radio and instantly, you’re transported to a different time and place. Which song(s) bring back memories for you and why? Be sure to mention the song, and describe the memory it evokes.

Once upon a time there was a young woman blissfully shifting with the winds of change that came to be known as “The 60’s”. This was a place in time and space that broke rules, changed our ideals of freedom and gave birth to the best music ever written. In the midst of this magical mystery upheaval the young woman came upon a soldier returning from a war that was not called a war. He was a bit lost and broken but that made her love him all the more. Their love was instant, confusing and forever. The soldier was a kind soul, quiet, gentle and shy. The lady was a rebel, passionate, intense and out spoken. One day the soldier heard this song and said with a smile to his true love, “....this is my song to you.”

Cat Stevens, Hard-Headed Woman (Now known as Yusuf Islam)

“And if I find my hard headed woman
I know my life will be as it should yes yes yes”

And from that moment on I knew life would be as it should……..

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Author: Peggy Smith

Freelance writer and perpetual student of life.


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