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faded story from these teeth

September 11, 2009
By zoeeverett SILVER, Boise, Idaho
zoeeverett SILVER, Boise, Idaho
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with its broken legs
and yellowed teeth
i found what was left
of that old piano.

but tapping keys
don't mean a thing
compared to the voice
that could sing these songs.

sometimes when you listen
real close
you can hear the piano
for its gift has been
its beauty has been lost.

sometimes i wonder
what happened to
that old piano
as i brush my hands
across its faded wood.

sometimes i think
i'd rather leave than stay
and look at that piano
for it's teeth tell stories
of songs and tunes
which sadden me
because i know
that the people
and the piano will
play no more.

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Emmaline said...
on Dec. 11 2010 at 5:25 pm
this is beautiful!!! i love!!  it would be a sad sight to see that piano u were writing about!!