recital reminisce


when my son fingers those keys,

notes of Beethoven or Debussy

float like delicate butterflies to

bring happy summer to my ears


like sweet notes of summer, our

time flutters by on soft wings as

his beard appears… soon Nevue’s

music on my piano may fall silent



(from “Play it again, Toads”,  link to Imaginary Garden with Real Toads)



4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Helen Dehner
    Apr 28, 2014 @ 15:09:02

    Tugging at my heart strings ….


  2. Sumana Roy
    Apr 28, 2014 @ 07:00:42

    the passage of time…..sigh…


  3. Hannah Gosselin
    Apr 28, 2014 @ 04:01:57

    beautiful…this really fits the image well. 🙂


  4. Susie Clevenger (@wingsobutterfly)
    Apr 28, 2014 @ 02:02:16

    Hold on to him while you can…Beautiful words for the lovely image


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