Overture 85 MAG

November 1, 2010
By dreamcatcher343 BRONZE, New Hyde Park, New York
dreamcatcher343 BRONZE, New Hyde Park, New York
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Favorite Quote:
This above all: to thine own self be true,
And it must follow, as the night the day,
Thou canst not then be false to any man.
Farewell, my blessing season this in thee
~Polonius, Hamlet Act 1, scene 3, 78–81


In the weak, gray sunlight

I stand
Before an audience of sleeping trees,
litter and
withering leaves.

At the opera house (enclosed by 2 walls and 1 fence)

I take center stage.
The mud on my feet my makeup
it splashes onto my pants –

My costume.

Maestro!
Only the best symphonic orchestra for me:
Singing Birds, Flapping Pages –

The string section
Whisperings of Children, of the Breeze

The woodwinds
A Backing-up Truck & Passing Cars –

Percussion

Fine.

Thunderous applause.
I encore! hear encore! my encore! name –

I look down.

The mud has dried on my toes,
The heavy breeze makes me cold.

The curtain closes.


The author's comments:
For all you musicians out there, this one is for you.

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kurozora said...
on Nov. 5 2011 at 2:31 pm
kurozora, Lagrangeville, New York
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Favorite Quote:
Writing is crucial. I can't explain why, but my whole world balances on words. I hope that if everyone were to read my writing, then somehow the gears of someone's world might shift ever so slightly, for the better.

I often feel this way when I'm alone in the woods. Great play on words and sound imagery...I really connected with it.

Beckett said...
on Oct. 28 2011 at 12:21 pm
I love how you blend the imageries with the sounds. very nice!!!

Blaker GOLD said...
on Oct. 27 2011 at 1:17 pm
Blaker GOLD, Portland, Maine
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This is fabulous! I love your wording and everything about it! I read it twenty bajillion times and each time I read it the more i liked it. The way it progresses and flowed was spectacular!




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