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Stevie Wonder: Visions

This was a hard decision. I knew that with any piece on my favorite songs and songwriters of all time I would have to put in a Stevie Wonder song (because, um, duh? He’s only one of the greatest songwriters of all time), but picking one was extremely difficult. Ultimately I chose this song because of its beauty and simplicity in context with the rest of his music. This song is almost a lament, a song about the awareness of death, the evil of hate, the power of love, and a hope for a better future. It sounds cheesy, but I promise you, when Stevie sings it, nothing is cliche.

Stevie Wonder: If It’s Magic

What a wonder Stevie is! I have always been a fan of his uplifting and inspiring music. He is the magic that is everlasting. “If It’s Magic” is a song I listen to to keep faith alive. I lay down on my comfy bed and gaze upon the paper butterflies hanging from my ceiling, and I remember how infinite I am. I remember the cosmic perspective. I can feel my cells smiling. My heartbeat starts to drop and I am calm. I am peace. I am Magic drifting with the universe. A never-ending memory traveling through the cosmic web of our existence. It brings be beyond words.

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