It has just passed midnight here on the left coast and this is my own "Quiet Storm" rememberance of the last TP songs she had cued to play before leaving us all forever.
It has taken me fourteen years to listen again.
I know now that there is resilience in the human spirit. But there are also falls that remain even after forever is through. I am just so pained still that I was not there to listen beside her.
Teddy Pendergrass: "In My Time" 1984.
"you know im no beginner, my hearts been to the wall
i'm a tried and true romantic, who's seen and done it all
when you walked into my life, suddenly i knew
all the love i had inside, was leading me to you
in my time, i've lived and loved so much
but through each high and low, i let my heart be touched
in my time, there isnt much i've missed,
i've seen love come and go, but heaven knows, i've never loved like this
in my time
after all that i've been through, i'm in love with you ..."