The dusty soul.

[photo via MaltaGirl]

“Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life”
– Berthold Auerbach, 19th century German novelist

“Who hears music feels his solitude peopled at once”
– Robert Browning, 19th century English poet

 

When I find my soul sooted and lonely, I reach for the dusting and the peopling.

Currently listening: Chopin’s complete etudes

Currently learning: Chopin Nocturne Op. 9 No. 1