Unknown song

As I sit here checking email

I suddenly hear some music.

It is beautiful

Soulful

And almost haunting.

It makes me stop checking email.

I look up and listen.

I ask my husband what he is listening to.


He doesn't know.

He says it is a background score for a movie.

"Which movie?" I ask.

He says it is a preview of a documentary he is watching.

Again I ask, "What documentary?"

But I get no response.


I continue to listen to this haunting, soulful music.

It is gripping and powerful.

The music changes from soft humming to a piano

To a full orchestra with gripping tones.


Then, just as it begins, it stops.

There is no fading away, no gradual decrease in volume.

Only a sudden, abrupt silence.

I am kicked out of my reverie

And go back to checking my email.


Written by: Rani Laha on 01/06/2012

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raciniwa 4 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

what was that song?great description of the song...


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rlaha 4 years ago from Spartanburg, SC Author

Thank you. I still don't know what it was because my husband still hasn't told me! LOL!


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helmutbiscut 4 years ago from Ohio

The suspense is killing me! We will never know what song it was, will we? ;)


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rlaha 4 years ago from Spartanburg, SC Author

Probably not. I don't even know what documentary he was watching! :(


kelleyward 4 years ago

Was it I Am? I love that documentary and it has great music! Thanks for sharing. Very interesting hub!


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rlaha 4 years ago from Spartanburg, SC Author

Hi Kelleyward. Unfortunately to this day, I still do not know what the documentary was. I don't think my husband wanted to share what he was watching with me :(. You're welcome! Thanks so much for stopping by!


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PDXKaraokeGuy 4 years ago from Portland, Oregon

i like this Rhala... but I'd like to hear a piece of the song :-)


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rlaha 4 years ago from Spartanburg, SC Author

Unfortunately, I don't remember the tune that he was playing or the name of the song. My husband is still not telling me what it was that he was watching, can you believe that? Maybe it was something that he didn't want me to know what he was watching. :(. Thanks for stopping by. I will keep trying to get that out from him so that I can post the link up sometime.

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