Looking Back on Point of View

An old friend, Julie, suddenly came back into my life yesterday and reminded me of this song that I wrote when I was about 16. “I See Myself”. She didn’t have to remind me, actually, as there’d been tiny bits and pieces of it that have haunted me for years. But Julie loved this song and would often play it herself. She remembered much more of it than I did. In fact, she still had some handwritten lyrics of the song. When I got to read all the lyrics again, I remembered it was actually called “Point of View”. So I went looking through some old tapes I digitized years ago. Most of them were living-room recordings of my first

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