Writing Can Be Murder

November 8, 2008

Do you hear what I hear?

Filed under: Uncategorized — love2wryte @ 1:56 am

I admit that I’m a compulsive eavesdropper, always listening to the conversations swirling around me, but today I’m wondering if anyone was paying attention to my conversaton.

 I had lunch with a musician friend, a talented pianist and composer. At one point she asked me whether I thought one of her pieces would be an appropriate fit for a yoga studio.

“I don’t know,” I replied. “It’s got that orgasm in it.”

After she finished choking on her coffee she managed to ask, “What?”

“It’s got an orgasm. Two-thirds, maybe three-quarters of the way through.”

“No it doesn’t.”

“It does.” I then proceeded to sing the song (it has no words, so it was just a string of do-do-do-do-do-do’s strung together). She started singing it too and as we neared the “orgasm” part, I stopped singing and just inserted sharp intakes of breath where the music paused as it built to its big, crashing crescendo.

She agreed that it probably isn’t a fit for a yoga studio.

I wonder what the people sitting around us thought….

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3 Comments »

  1. They called the waitress and said, “I’ll have what she’s having…”

    Comment by laura — November 11, 2008 @ 1:07 am | Reply

  2. LOL, I’m sure.

    Comment by love2wryte — November 11, 2008 @ 7:11 pm | Reply

  3. (Hopefully WordPress notifies you of new comments or you’ll never see this…) Something entirely hilarious just happened. I was just laughing to myself about this post (How my mind even got there is beyond me), and a minute later, ‘Ain’t Goin’ Down (Till The Sun Comes Up)’ came up on my playlist. So I’m sitting there listening to it… and I realized that /it has an orgasm in it too/!!! I’ve heard this song at least twenty times before, but at around 3:16, the harmonica has an orgasm. Incredibly fitting, given the lyrics…

    But yeah. Found that amusing, and thought of you, so I thought I’d tell you about it =P

    Comment by Karen — December 16, 2008 @ 8:28 am | Reply


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