Life Notes This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

October 10, 2014

It waits patiently in the far corner
with keys of ivory and ebony.
Silence dominates the still, empty room
until slender fingers strike the first note.

It begins with a melancholy tone
of old regrets, stormy days, and lost love.
Before changing into harsh pounding chords
filled with wrongdoing, bitter lies, and hurt.

High-pitched chimes and tremolos take the stage
expressing first days, waiting rooms, and sweat.
A lively and heartening tune concludes
with summer nights, cloudless skies, and new hope.

A final note hovers in the quiet –
Anticipating a new composer.

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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TheComet said...
Oct. 16, 2014 at 1:18 pm
So true. Music does make us travel back into our memories...that's kind of what I've been feeling lately, so you read my mind here ^_^ Anyways! Your poem was very beautiful, so relatable and also very deep and meaningful. I especially love the ending, it was so marvellous and wonderful, very poetic. So keep it up and thank you so much for sharing this and bringing some memories back lol ;)  stars definitely :D
 
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