Waterfall, nothing can harm me at all,
My worries seem so very small
With my waterfall.
I can see my rainbow calling me
Through the misty breeze
Of my waterfall.
Some people say day-dreaming’s
For all the, huh, lazy minded fools
With nothing else to do.
So let them laugh, laugh at me,
So just as long as I have you
To see me through,
I have nothing to lose ‘long as I have you.
Waterfall, don’t ever change your ways.
Fall with me for a million days,
Oh, my waterfall.
Nope, I didn’t write that. Jimi Hendrix can take credit for it. I didn’t even know the proper name of the song until I wanted to listen to it again.
Lately I’ve been listening to music on the way to work in the morning. I go through these phases when I need to do that and then I get tired of it. Sometimes the music matches my mood and other times it matches my mood and the mood of Downtown Crossing in the morning. I have frequently written about the magic of Downtown Crossing in the morning. I mean no one would have ever thought those words would be spoken together, but there you have it.
So today I stepped out of the train on Park Street and I saw people walking down Winter Street, backlit and the Jimi Hendrix song was playing in my headphones. Unfortunately, it was also 8:45, so I had to rush to get my coffee and then snapping and cracking at work.
I did go out later and get some shots of the amazing light on Downtown Crossing. With Jimi Hendrix playing in my mind the whole time: