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The Pianist

October 31, 2011
By BrynnaW. GOLD, Alta Loma, California
BrynnaW. GOLD, Alta Loma, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart."- William Wordsworth
"Writing is thinking on paper."- William Zinsser

His fingers glide over the keys. His face is calm as he carefully listens to the instruments fine tune. The notes on the white paper become reality. It fills the air with a different feeling to every heart. The pace speeds up, his fingers move rapidly and yet, even more graceful. His heart combines with the tune and races along with the pace. The notes begin to playfully bounce off the paper. The fingers slow and delicately press each key. His heart is light, his fingers stop, he stands up and leaves his bench without a bow. Yet, it still lingers throughout the room, in every heart.

The author's comments:
My brother is an amazing, self-taught pianist. He can play anything and he is definitely the one who inspired me to write this. This is one of my favorite short stories that I wrote.

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