to hear, to see

she has dug in deep
built a niche in the darkness
of my heart

laid down planks of heartwood
harvested from yew, osage-orange,
hackberry and sassafras

she has known for centuries
that this is where she would
make her stand

scratching and sanding the boundaries
of her rabbit hole
to tooth for the prep of her mural

saving a section where she begins
to untwist, to unbraid heartstrings
securing them to the makeshift floor

evolving into a harp
that siphons the bitter
the melancholy and the unrequited

into harmony
and a dull ache like love
when my thoughts, set adrift

aimlessly float east to watch her
rise and light the earth
to hear, to see

the concert benefit my world
building from a gentle note played
with trembling fingers stroking my heart

to the crescendo that sets a world
awash in remembering

to hear, to see

kutkolors

Joined April 2008

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