Music, Dandelions

What Music Speaks, part ten

Tracy Lynne Oliver
Sep 25, 2019 · 4 min read
Illustration by Louisa Bertman

HHave a baby that becomes a toddler and when you’re walking down a sidewalk and see a dandelion, pluck that dandelion, kneel down and blow the white puff in front of their face and watch how their eyes widen. Maybe they startle for a second or maybe they scream first and then laugh in delight, or better yet, they scream-laugh. Delight in them asking for more. Pluck another one. Breathe…