My right arm is all strapped up and bandaged. It’s just bruised. I tripped over a guitar cable and down some stairs.
For comedic relief, I’m telling everyone else an entirely different story. Some people I tell I was injured practicing the mysterious art of Japanese Ninjutsu. Parachute-jumping. Rock-climbing. Bull-riding.
A good songwriter never lets facts get in the way.
I’ve got some half-written songs waiting on me. Things are still moving but it’s taking longer than usual. I know I’ll finish them, eventually.
Grace has something to do with quiet and stillness, and waiting – on your healing, on other people, on your best intentions or your gut. On God.
Soon enough little words and a little tune will come out of the silence, like a prayer prayed back to the one who prays. And if it’s really meant to be, the song won’t disturb the silence from which it came.
A three-legged dog walks into the saloon and announces, “I’m alookin’ fer the man what shot my paw.” (I’m so sorry.)