Posts tagged ‘comparing’

April 5, 2013

“For He that Only Loves Me”



I am no Chopin, Liszt or Shubert.

These were heaven’s gift to man as far-off memories;

A breath that can only be taken once.

How gracious a Master for this edict of beauty!

Maybe I can never reach that star or sonata.

The falling adagio of a wistful cello at dusk’s rendezvous,

Or the impetuous bounty of Ravel that unlocks winter.

I will never heal a soul’s arching hunger for eternity.

But, I was not fashioned with this in mind.

My voice will never be an inviting fountain.

My image, no Venus or petal that scents your hand.

And, Xanadu was not my Designer’s destiny for me.

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