As we age, more and more people disappear. Some just go, and others are eroded slowly through the various things that beleaguer us as we grow older. This song is written from the perspective of someone (not me)who was just diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease filtered through my own musings on aging.
“Wonder” is a noun and is also a verb. Both are wonderful. I am thankful that my wonder and playfulness are still in evidence, but I wonder how I’d be if they weren’t.
I know the song is long, this is not pop music, but meant to convey ideas and a feeling. Worth 6 minutes and 14 seconds. It took a lot longer to write and record…
listen here: https://ianhanchet.band camp.com/track/i-wonder
I wonder where the wonder went More miles travelled, they came and went Our Wonder years already spent Wondering what anything meant -Oh-oh-I wonder I wonder Who I was meant to be If I’ve seen all that I was meant to see Or was it all just fantasy I wonder if I’m really me -oh-oh-I wonder I wonder what this is all about If anybody anywhere could have bailed me out If I ever bought in, or did I drop out Hey, Alfie, what’s it all about I wonder when I can feel it again If I’ll ever be relieved of residual pain If I ever figure out what’s been driving me insane And where I’ll get off this runaway train I wonder where my my serenity went The worries in my head should be paying me rent All of my joy has already been spent I wonder where everybody went Oh, oh, I wonder I wonder why things turned out like they did Some things in the open, some things hid I wonder was my offer the winning bid I wonder if it’ll be the same for my kids oh, oh, I wonder I wonder how I’m going to cope with these things now If I’m going to have a smile or a furrowed brow I wonder where I’m going to point my prow Am I going to take everything that life will allow I wonder why this all seems so strange Why all of my targets are out of range I wonder if I’m willing to change Pretty sure something can be arranged oh, oh, I wonder.....
2 thoughts on “I Wonder”
What a talented musician you are Ian, thank you for sharing😊👍
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Thank you Janice!