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In the Piano Room This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

A warm, lazy afternoon,
The south of France;
Sunlight filters through.
I'm leaning on the piano
And you –

You make quiet magic
Come out of the keys.
But I'm breathing
Too loud for this room;
Just waiting –

Waiting for you to realize,
Here in the open space
Between notes and me.
If you looked up now,
You'd see –

See the way I watch,
Eyes not for the keys
But for silently caressing
Your graceful hands
And longing …

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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EleanorRigbysGospelofPeace This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 3, 2010 at 6:28 pm
Great, great poem! It's so true how sometimes people admire others not for their talents, but for the other person specifically...I love how you put it all into perspective. Great work.
 
Crossingmyfingers said...
Feb. 2, 2010 at 10:52 pm
This is amazing and I love how you wrote about the music and it was just... awesome
 
Skeezics said...
Jan. 28, 2010 at 8:02 pm
Love this poem.
 
Linnea said...
Jan. 28, 2010 at 11:03 am
Wonderful, very moving
 
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