Hemning Sternberg (moonshadow) wrote,
Hemning Sternberg

muscle memory

The other night mrpet and I were at a party. They were playing a lot of the old songs I used to love when I was a club kid, what we called the Manray Top Forty.

The song "Ubiquitous Mr Lovegrove" came on, and I was remembering the part of the lyrics that go, "You build me up and you let me down, you play the fool while I play the clown," and the way that when I used to dance to this song every week I would go up with my arms on "up" and down with my back on "down." And then we got to that part of the song and while I was trying to think of how it went, my body did it automatically, perfectly on beat, even after all these years.

Bodies are neat.
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