Is she

by John S

It is hollow sounding
once struck-
then resonant, tones

that lean and carry
into the next.

Suppressed by pedal
at breathing points,
only to fly in phrasing
and surround-
taking us in.

Suppose we were
to stay, encompassed by
the echo, inside the billow
of the melody
improvised.

How would we know?
After the first note
we breathe its air-
sway in a joined jive
inside the song.

Even led among
the staves, turning
and taking our time
for crescendos
and kisses.

3 Comments to “Is she”

  1. we breathe it’s (its) air-

    Fabulous imagery and emotions conveyed.

  2. Brilliantly written, thank you for sharing. 🙂

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