Leapdragon 2016 - Aron Hsiao Was Here

If I were forced to…  §

If I were forced to select a ‘greatest song of all time,’ I would have to give serious consideration to Led Zeppelin’s Rain Song as the ultimate and essential victor… Seldom has such a beautiful and poignant piece of music been written, either by the classical composers or the modern ones.

I turned on the window fan and pressed my face against the screen and looked out the window into the darkness and I felt… the cold air, the blanket that surrounds the Earth… and I wanted to badly to join, to be a part of it… to reach out and touch that which is elemental, pure… But I can’t do it any longer. I don’t know where my creative self has gone. Sometimes lately I feel as though I’ve found it, but sometimes I feel as though my voice is still buried somewhere deep inside me, lost after years of ‘adulthood’…

All I know is that the autumn nights, already upon us, are too beautiful for words… I can’t help but cry silently, not knowing what to wish for…