Saturday, July 2, 2011

a river of stones: stone two


o lonely cello
how many fingers have
caressed your hand worn
beauty
and made music
beautiful to only
a mother's ears?



5 comments:

  1. LOVE THIS...the last line is full of sweet humor.

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  2. Such a lovely sentiment! Practicing was hard for the player and the listener!

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  3. The last two lines completely shift the sentiment - I like this a lot!

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  4. my poor parents had to listen to me for years! And now my own children return the favor! :)

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  5. What a great poem. I felt the beauty of the instrument in the description and then the last line cracked me up.

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