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stravelbach

Australia

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Any comments on rhythm and flow... : )

Wood and Water

April 14, 2019

Late afternoon.
I never knew a whisper, soft and sweet, could sing
In tranquil lapse. The starshine shimmery and waltzing into
Breath. When languid, gold-lined eyes 
Look
Into the sea.

That blue October evening when the spring melts into
Summery wind and
Scarves are not yet abandoned to the breeze

By the bridge a piano hums.
Water on wood,
Velvet on air - 

His fingers dream their song into the lap-lapping of a slur; with a 
Tilting
Lull of the wind and the waves
A phrase has
Ended.

Grey coat swings, shadows play
Afternoon melds sound into Space.

. . .

Dolce, 
Calm,
A passing for each single foggy
Breath

And fading; still light dying,
Marigold filtered into a final musky black
Between the planks, the wood is dreaming and the
city 
Gleams

In Berlin, beside a timber deck where water ebbs and drifts in-
-terminably into the dusk
There hangs a warm thrum-thrum in the air . . .
That Brandeis-blue gold evening pedals out a late October lilt
And the sun falls, and the bridge beside the wood murmurs;

Andante, spianato.

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6 Comments
  • stravelbach

    Thank you!


    about 1 month ago
  • BurningMidnightOil

    Well done, I love the rhythm of this piece. Your use of words painted wonderful pictures. Your use of Italian is a very nice touch. Keep up the excellent work:)


    about 1 month ago
  • CatCrazy0430

    AWESOME! I feels so real, like I'm there.


    about 1 month ago
  • The Bubbling Pen

    I love the rhythm of your piece and how you've really entwined music into nature <3


    about 2 months ago
  • Johanna

    This is so pretty...


    about 2 months ago
  • Lovegood_24

    Congrats!


    about 2 months ago