Saturday, January 26, 2013


Isolated notes seep in between the songs,
Discordant sounds go first un-listened
Until the tempo slows, volume rising
Drowns out uplifting melody,
Beats a lonely dirge into heart.

Small things brought happiness,
Speckled leaves graced the ground,
The word was new again,
New words quickened laughter,
Tones resonated more child-like,
Even bitter chocolate was cheerful sugar.

I wait day and week and month,
No one plays redemption. 

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