Sitting by the side of the road playing her guitar, nine-year-old Leslie felt the excitement that attends making money of one's own for the first time. Her daddy, who taught her to play, sat nearby in his lemon-colored wide-brim hat, watching to ensure no gangster behavior on the little boys' part. As the passersby dropped... Continue Reading →
A Trumpet solo! Gratitude for my soul's joy. Harmonies soothing! Written for RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge: Gratitude and harmony. I am writing with jazz in the background. So soothing!
Closed my eyes and sighed. Violin strings plucked by hand. Music sweetly played. Written for RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku poetry Prompt Challenge: plucked and played.
Loving the pure tones, The trumpeter played with grace. The pitch touched my soul. Written for RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge for April 15, 2019: tone and pitch.
Setting up to play her music, Joyless, with no smile on her face, Like the little deer on her leg, She seemed somewhat out of place. Then she started playing her music, And so blissful she finally became. Her music, so beautiful, touched me, And I just wanted to know her name. I sent her... Continue Reading →
Sitting in the very top seats at the orchestra, Carly could hear the music and singing just fine, but she barely could see the conductor. The program tonight was music from Andrew Lloyd Webber. She loved all of the songs, for they reminded her of the time she had visited London? It was 1997, and... Continue Reading →
What is the best pick me up that you know of? To shake you out of the blues? Music with a great beat, songs that make my feet hanker to move. I love to put on some gospel or jazz, or even some Santana, and get up and dance my blues away. I find that... Continue Reading →
The sound of music, Euphonic candy to me. Body in motion. Written for RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge #244: sound and motion.
It is the order of things unseen that music creates a bond across species. Each creature works to be safe. For the deer, that generally means leaping away from the danger of the two-legged animals who have instruments that bring death and a hungry look in their eyes. The big stag usually would not allow... Continue Reading →