Daily Archives: May 1, 2012

Tempted by the soft glow of smooth ivory keys I slowly approach the Piano that lies in wait for me. As I begin, I breathe in Slowly allowing my fingers to linger Then firmly hold them down Provoking their intensity … Continue reading

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Ivory at Midnight – A Poem

Introduction: This poem was written to and inspired by Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9. I urge you to listen to this piece while reading this poem. Tempted by the soft glow of smooth ivory keys I slowly approach the Piano that … Continue reading

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Drum Roll Please…

Hello everyone! A big thanks to those who shared their wonderful poetry with me. I read and re-read your poems and I honestly wish I could give all of your a copy of my book but I cannot afford to … Continue reading

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