Viola Plays Alone

December 29, 2008
By RougePhotography SILVER, Alto, Michigan
RougePhotography SILVER, Alto, Michigan
7 articles 87 photos 285 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Why would I want you to sweep me off my feet? You'll probably drop me sooner or later."


Rich mahogany like the hair in your eyes,
The bow I now grasp fits like your hand in mine.
I blow off dust flaking on the bridge,
It’s more than a memory of you that I want.
Against my shoulder where you once leaned
Is now your viola to conquer the pain.
My fingers on strings last pressed long ago
Are brought back to life to bring back your own.
Bow to those strings, they echo your laughter,
The joy in your voice and your shining smile.
The sun looms above me and reflects on the wood
To haunt me with your beloved meaningful grin.
Your viola is still in tune like my memories of you
As Pachelbel Canon spills from the pit of my heart
And runs through my fingers to flow through the strings.
I play a D major, your favorite- because it has two sharps,
You said “one for me and one for you is just right for us”
But now I’ve lost you and I’m left with those sharps
So I take your viola and I play on my own.


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on Apr. 18 2010 at 7:04 am
CuteCourt101 SILVER, Newark, Delaware
9 articles 1 photo 64 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Acting like someone else is a waste of who you are!" ~Unknown

This is amazing! It is so beautiful!  Keep up the great writing! Definately 5 stars

on Apr. 7 2010 at 6:50 pm
Wellington BRONZE, Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
A man is not finished when he is defeated. He is finished when he quits.
Richard M. Nixon

i think anyone who plays an instrument will love this..

on Sep. 15 2009 at 3:55 pm
RougePhotography SILVER, Alto, Michigan
7 articles 87 photos 285 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Why would I want you to sweep me off my feet? You'll probably drop me sooner or later."

Awww, thank you!

on Sep. 15 2009 at 3:54 pm
RougePhotography SILVER, Alto, Michigan
7 articles 87 photos 285 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Why would I want you to sweep me off my feet? You'll probably drop me sooner or later."

Thank you!

Madison_R said...
on Aug. 28 2009 at 10:48 pm
Madison_R, Carrollton, Texas
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I agree with Becca. I like how you extend the viola as a simile for the two people's... whatever they had going on. (And I love Pachelbel's Canon)

Becca SILVER said...
on Apr. 16 2009 at 6:33 pm
Becca SILVER, Auburndale, Florida
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Wow this is really good one of the best things on here in my opinion =]


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