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My violin:

A listener
as my fingertips
push upon her catgut strings,
and she hears the sweet,
humble tune of my sorrow,
my elation.

A teacher
grips me by the wrists,
shows me how
to translate fragments
of sentences and soul
to melody.

A friend
who can sing my
syncopation,
the off-beats of my
internal rhythm.

My violin,
my home.



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TearsofJesus said...
today at 10:31 am:
I love this! I play violin as well and I can imagine writing this to my violin. It flows so well. Great job :)
 
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writesomethingalwaysThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
yesterday at 12:36 pm:
Awesomeness! I play violin, and I feel the exact same way! :D 
 
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