I met a man recently in Berkeley who leads recovery groups and he gave me a 24 hour coin-the kind you get after your first 24 hours sober. He said that most people give a 24 hour coin made of aluminum or some other lightweight metal but he always gives a heavy coin made of something dense and substantial because, after all, those first 24 hours are a really, really big deal…
This is not a fair song. Nothing will ever capture the entirety of the story that this song attempts to tell in part, but this is one perspective written from within one season about some of the details of a story.
The recording is a one-off demo, but it gets the point across.
I’ve been sitting on this one for a while, partially because I wasn’t sure if it made any sense, but also because I was scared to show it to anyone. I’ve never talked about this kind of thing on Tumblr before because it’s such a touchy subject. But it’s Holy Week, and it seems relevant somehow.