When I was twelve, I read The Diary of Anne Frank.
I identified with her having to live
stories above a busy street
over a business, and having to keep quiet
for hours at a time.
I'd pad about on tiptoe,
trying not to disturb the customers
shopping i [...]
". . . Music minus the solo melody part—with the tapes or
records providing the background music, you can play an
instrument or sing along with the band, try your hand at Grand
Opera, or even perform a concerto, surrounded by a full
symphony o [...]