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  • -Wind chimes.

    -The rattle of canvass above my head, in a high wind.

    -Wind in the trees.

    -Birds in the morning.

    -The crackling of a fire, with the coffee percolator, bubbling its beckoning to awareness.

    -A guitar, slightly out of tune, playing a blues riff.

    -The sigh of a lover, after…

    -The heavy drone of machines at work.

    -Traffic on a busy street.

    -The creak in my joints, on a winter's day.

    -Anything…that reminds me,

    ...that I am alive.

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