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28
Jul
09

The sounds of summer

Summer in Japan means those noisy semi (cicada) are back. It seems for a month or so every tree in Yokohama is infested with these bugs. They unnerve me. I hate bugs.  But most Japanese welcome the sound as a New Yorker  might welcome the music of an ice cream truck or a firecracker’s explosion as the sounds of summer.To me they sound like a car alarm from hell, that cannot be turned off, and kinda follows you wherever you go like a song stuck in your head.

I found a couple of videos about them…check them out

Loco

ps: And they fly…fast and blindly so they’re prone to fly into you




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I can feel it when you shine on me
I love you for who you are
Not the one you feel you need to be
Ever catch a falling star
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Everybody is a star
One big circle going round and round

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