Rockstar – Not So Much!

I was in real hurry but only to soak my body in a hot shower. I’m tired and I had made up my mind to not bother myself with today’s daily prompt but here I am writing two for it. I guess I misled people and this is the clarification.

Trust me when I say this, I’ve only held the drumming sticks once in my life and kicked the bass twice and that was back in my primary school. So if any of you are thinking that I’m a cool ass drummer, pardon me for my post in response to the daily prompt. I just tried writing a piece that enacted my imagination!

I’ve grown so much into listening and perceiving the songs that I so love, not much effort went into learning the instruments that made them. Not that I’m a complete douche at instruments. I understand the ABCD of it all. I learnt synth in my primary school and but gave it up and have never again tried it. Don’t really know why. Never asked myself that question. I’m so happy living with my music than playing it, learning the music never got much attention in my small little head.

My brother did. He learnt flute while in secondary school and was a part of the school band that won trophies in inter-school competitions. He learnt guitar and drums in college, was the lead guitar player in the college band, wrote a song on his own, recorded it, and got famous.

He often pushed me but I guess the fear of rejection pegged me. What if people made fun of me for my failures or bad tunes? Seriously? I now think what-the-hell was I thinking! Ashamed of what? People have a habit of laughing at people who want to follow their heart and they go to unimaginable lengths to suppress one’s desires by ridiculing their efforts. I think I am now ready to learn the instruments that I so love and practice in the air. It’s called “Air-Drumming”. I think I’ll do pretty well too.

But a few words still hold from my previous post – I wish I was Dave Lombardo!

Keeping his fingers crossed,

Your’s Truly!

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