Music – Poetry201 – Day 7

My fingers walk across the lanes of pale ivory and the blackest ebony.
I take my lead from the sheets before me as my brain interprets the symbols; makes sense of the printed spots and dots, lines and signs. Soulfully soothe sounds, creating harmony around, find common ground in the emotions of this world. Music speaks to every fibre of our being.
Vibrations from a string resonate through the air, merge our being, fire our senses. Variations of resonations from many sources pound us, falling one by one in rapid succession on our ears, our brain, our being.
Nothing escapes untouched.Nothing escapes unchanged.
Nothing escapes.
Music surrounds us wherever we go, whatever we do. Wind through trees; cars on roads; seas on shores; bird wings ruffling the air as they fly to some distant land, strange to us, a second home to them – instinct stronger than thought, the music of the Universe.
The cacophony of sound around us speaks to the essence of life and we answer.
My well-practiced fingers stroke the triggers of release; lovingly massage an instrument of change. Seeking the purest tones to bring order to chaos, harmony to discord and vibrant power to the air. Hoping to create change for the better; change for life; change for the soul, I play on.
Would it could be so continuously!

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Copyright 2015 Robin McShane

Day 7 (already?!!):
Prompt: Fingers
Form: Prose poem
Device: Assonance

So, we write a poem in prose form/or prose like a poem (?!!) with fingers as our reference point, using the strategic repetition of vowels…mmm!! Really stretching my comfort zone Mr @benhuberman…again! 🙂
This is fun and do hope I achieved a result close to the requirements!
Any comments are valued

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4 comments on “Music – Poetry201 – Day 7

  1. I like how you break the flow of the prose with “Nothing escapes untouched.Nothing escapes unchanged.
    Nothing escapes.”
    That line break is so much more powerful coming on the heels of those long lines. Nicely done!

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