Living with the Music.

Memory is a funny thing. Sometimes seeing, hearing, or smelling something can bring back vivid memories of something that happened long ago. In this case, we’ll be writing about music.

Certain songs can send you back years. Personally, the song “If You’re Gone” by Matchbox 20 calls to mind a very clear memory of my youth- my family had just moved into a small apartment after eviction, and it was the first time that I ever realized things could go that wrong. It was the day I realized that there was no guarantee that everything would work out.

I want you to write a story about a song and the memories attached to it, good or bad. The memories don’t have to be real, and there are no restrictions as to what song you can pick. Multiple entries and different entries based on the same song are fine.

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