It was loud back there, the air full of bird-song. I thought back to a year ago when we first moved in to this house.
The backyard was overgrown, dark and desolate. Nothing seemed to live back there except the most annoying maple trees that blocked the light and sucked all of the nutrients out of the ground.
"The Windmills of Your Mind" is a song with music by French composer Michel Legrand and English lyrics written by Americans Alan and Marilyn Bergman. Legrand brought eight melodies to the Bergmans to choose from, including the one that eventually became “The Windmills of Your Mind”.
You could hear birds up high in the trees but there was no reason for them to visit. The absence of bird life made me shudder so out came the feeders. And somehow this gets me to worrying.
I worry a lot. But sometimes, despite your best efforts, nothing works except to share.
So here I am opening the windows to what worries me most these days. That last point is especially hard for me. It actually makes my stomach churn. You know, I write these words and they feel so empty. They cannot possibly capture the feelings that all of these thoughts conjure up. My one teacher has complete faith in the evolution of things. I aspire to be like that one day. Until then, this is it. How about you? Do you worry?
Do you fear things? Are you able to give it air? To a journal, a therapist, a spiritual guide, a friend, a partner, to God Herself? I hope you have a place where you feel safe and able to let some of your burdens go.
Like a tunnel that you follow to a tunnel of its own Down a hollow to a cavern where the sun has never shone Like a door that keeps revolving in a half forgotten dream Or the ripples from a pebble someone tosses in a stream Like a clock whose hands are sweeping past the minutes of its face And the world is like an apple whirling silently in space Like the circles that you find in the windmills of your mind!
Keys that jingle in your pocket, words that jangle in your head Why did summer go so quickly, was it something that you said? Lovers walking along a shore and leave their footprints in the sand Is the sound of distant drumming just the fingers of your hand?
Pictures hanging in a hallway and the fragment of a song Half remembered names and faces, but to whom do they belong? When you knew that it was over you were suddenly aware That the autumn leaves were turning to the color of her hair! Like a circle in a spiral, like a wheel within a wheel Never ending or beginning on an ever spinning reel As the images unwind, like the circles that you find In the windmills of your mind!
Windmills Of Your Mind song meanings. Add your thoughts 14 Comments. General Comment He does a nice version but I prefer the Dusty Springfield rendition probably because it was one of my favorite songs when it was released. I just love her breathy voice singing "when you knew that it was over, were you suddenly aware, that the autumn leaves were turning, to the color of his hair". There was an error. No Replies Log in to reply. General Comment I just prefer the persian version.
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