Today, I’m at Blinded by Sound (Article will be posted this morning. Check it out) talking about the memories evoked and the meaning of the song “Have I Told You Lately.” (For this discussion, I’m using the Rod Stewart version.
In the BBS article,I briefly mentioned the way my writer brain latched on to the song. I was immediately put in the mind and heart of a character I’ve been working on for a contemporary piece.
The heroine of this story is drowning in the losses in her life. Her mother has recently passed away and her father’s health is failing. While back home in the small town, she is being tormented with the memories of a guy she used to love…someone she should have told how special he was to her.
If you haven’t heard this song in a while, check it out: