CAE to CAF 5: Lyrically Yours

If you’ve ever asked how Tyrone and I met, you know this story.

Picture it. East Lansing, MI. Fall. 2006. *dream music*

I was invited to come to MSU Gospel Choir’s first rehearsal of the school year. Rehearsal starts and some stuff happens then we start the icebreaker.

Get with your class and create a song. Standing in a group of fellow freshpeople who were nervous, I was like “Listen y’all, I’ll say this and y’all repeat.” So we wrote our little jam and went to perform. I sang my line and they repeated, but somebody was harmonizing with me. I looked over like,

As if he knew I was looking for him, Tyrone looked back and made eye contact. He smiled and nodded like,

And we kept singing. Since then, we have been connected.

So I think it’s only appropriate to write one of these posts to share the lyrics I hear that reflect my feelings for him.

🎵I never knew I could be such happy. I never knew I’d be so secure. Because of your love, life has brand new meaning… 🎵 Brighter Day – Kirk Franklin

🎵Forever is a long time. That’s how long I’ll love you.🎵 Forever – Jonathan Nelson

🎵He heals me. He knows the real me. He accepts me. He never hurts me.🎵 He Heals Me – India.Arie

🎵In this crazy world, we all deserve a second chance.🎵 Second Chance T Pain

🎵When I see your face, there’s not a thing that I would change cuz you’re amazing just the way you are.🎵 The Way You Are -Bruno Mars

And millions more lyrics. Tyrone makes me feel like music. He is words to inexplicable feelings. He is the manifestation of the unfathomable.

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