The Singer

 

You ask me why I don’t sing

like I did when we were young?

My eyes smile

a liquid glance.

 

My feet create

a tenor that rises up in a chorus

of motion that exits

through my restless

breath.

 

I dance

with my thoughts and I listen

to them harmonize an affecting

carol that settles beside

my heart.

 

You ask me why

I don’t sing for you

as I did when we

were young?

 

Because today

I sing

for me.

 

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