Me, Myself and I

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La voce melodiosa e melanconica di Chris invade l’aria mentre lentamente apro gli occhi a una nuova giornata da affrontare. Ho sempre desiderato una radio-sveglia, e ora che abito da sola e ce l’ho… beh, la musica al mattino un buongiorno necessario. Le note di The Scientist continuano a riecheggiare nella stanza, e io me le godo stando sdraiata a rimirare la mia immagine riflessa nello specchio sopra il mio letto… Un’altra delle tante fissazioni che avevo qualche anno fa, in piena fase adolescenziale e che è stata soddisfatta con il mio andarsene fuori di casa. Sembrano tempi lontani, quasi quanto la seconda me appesa al soffitto (diciamocelo: il mio appartamento ha delle stanze spaziose… ma che dico, enormi! grandi quasi un campo da basket e con un’altezza da far girare la testa), eppure quei tempi lontani sono databili come 4 anni fa.
Mi rimiro ancora un attimo, cominciando la solita solfa del “i miei capelli, guarda che capelli! Oggi dovrò ingaggiare un’altra lotta per sistemarli”, “un fantasma, in confronto, sembrerebbe abbronzato ”, “guarda che occhiaie!” e poi, scostando un po’ il lenzuolo, mi metto a sedere, incrociando le gambe e stiracchiando le braccia, per poi appoggiarle sul letto, dietro di me, per mantenere l’equilibrio, per rilassarmi ancora un po’, per crogiolarmi nel tepore del post-dormita. Alzarsi dal letto non mi è mai risultato facile, soprattutto quando il tempo non è dei migliori: mi giro verso le ampie vetrate e constato che son leggermente rigate di pioggia poi, guardando più in là, noto che grossi nuvoloni grigi e neri sovrastano la città che si è già messa in moto da qualche ora. Mi vien da sbuffare perché questo tempo mi deprime, mi rallenta e fa si che non renda come si deve sul lavoro. Per fortuna parte una delle mie canzoni preferite, una di quelle che non smetterei mai di ballare e cantare, una di quelle che mi dà la carica, la…...

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