Nov 20

practice room

bells ringing
off-beat, off-tempo
piano keys answering

it doesn't sound like music
no
dissociating

girth of a heavy cello swing
not exactly unwelcome
foreboding

a timpani hit
quick dash of the keys
the cello is back

introspective
something falls in the distance
you are not pieced together

thoughts as unconnected as notes
screech of a violin
as that something gets closer

the cello draws near, 
backing away to let the piano 
through

and all of a sudden, 
it's gone


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