I like to listen to music
Music has come to represent meaning, emotion and far-away places. But I find that we too often take music as a sign of other-focused thinking. Robert Frost’s poem Failing Up is so well known that It’s often used in advertising to sell automobiles cell phones and health insurance. Accord!, to my husband’s descriptions, Me first line in this poem is ‘Or else we can see a new world, a new you a new me. Since the poem is about failure I’m not sure you’re truly listening – but the line chosen for the poem is a powerful one.