Mary’s Memory This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

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Her silver hair
Illuminated the room
As her fingers
Swam across the piano keys

“Come here, little boy”
She said to my sister
“I want to teach you
How to play.”

They sat down together
On the wooden stool
And the ninety-year-old woman
Played like she was twenty

She doesn’t know who she is
Where she came from
Or even what year it is

All she remembers
Are those black and white bars
And the beautiful sounds
That they make

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.






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calephchad said...
Feb. 26, 2010 at 5:26 pm
I love this music and how you relate it to music! If you would like, come check out my work and give me some feedback. I would love to hear from you! This is really amazing. 5 out of 5! Great job and thanks for writing this! Also, congratulations on getting in the magazine! Keep up the good work!
 
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