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Silence…..
The music starts
His fingers move lightly across the strings of his guitar
Simple, elegant, beautiful.

Awestruck I watch
As the child I once new
Grows into a boy,
Then a man, complex, graceful, beautiful.

I knew him when he was young
I knew him when he was vulnerable
I knew him when his heart was shattered and his soul broken
I now know this strong fierce man before me, don’t I?

His lips tremble as a song emerges from the bitter sweet voice I’ve heard all my life
The voice that would sooth my frantic mind
His eyes pierce into my being with a look of longing
Passionate, gentle, beautiful.

The song that plays is one I’ve often heard
A lullaby
Its for me, it’s my lullaby
A silent tear falls like the mist before rain
My lullaby
Simple, elegant, beautiful.



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sparkofheart said...
May 30, 2010 at 7:42 pm:
that is really beautifully written :)
 
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Lost_Vines said...
May 26, 2010 at 10:09 am:
 this i simply, elegantly, beautifully amazing :) love it
 
Jade-McKaye replied...
May 26, 2010 at 12:57 pm :
thank you:)
 
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