Strum | Teen Ink


August 19, 2009
By IsobelFree DIAMOND, Hamilton, Other
IsobelFree DIAMOND, Hamilton, Other
71 articles 20 photos 296 comments

Favorite Quote:
"As long as there is open road, the familiar has the most formidable competitor." - Anonymous

The instrument’s old
The wood chipped
Strings worn
Frayed at the ends
I position my fingers
On the strings
Press hard
Ignore the pain
Press harder
I strum
Strings vibrate
Beautiful, mellow sound
Courses through my fingers
Down to my bones
Fills me with sound
So much sound
I strum again
And again
Then I reposition my fingers
And try again with a different chord
Till my fingers are red and chapped
But I don’t care
Now I can play.

The author's comments:
All about playing guitar, really. That's all it is.

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on Nov. 28 2009 at 10:54 pm
loveibanez BRONZE, Maumee, Ohio
4 articles 1 photo 63 comments

Favorite Quote:
"When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on!" -Ben Franklin

Being a beginner guitar player, and a writer, you just put into words everything that i have ever wanted to write about my playing :) Keep it up