The Song that Plays On #duetpoetry


Their bodies resonate with sound

a single note on the scale

longing for vibrato

clefs of desire

trebling in volume and intensity

reaching their highest height

an ecstatic crescendo

grand finale never resolves

a new note discovered

chord of fevered joy ~tremolo

concerto of two

your timbre entwined in mine

A song that plays on

Lately my co-author Sean Vessey and I have been on a writing roll. This and The Fuse popped on the screen after writing Quest for Titan for three long hours. It’s our traditional duet form; I will leave the reader to determine which line belongs to which voice. I did cheat by inserting  a couple musical terms I couldn’t remember.

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Thank you for visiting Moondustwriter. In 2019, we have an exciting project. We are developing elementary curriculum for Ugandan children. As a writer, it is a thrill to help children who want to learn. Along with the curriculum, we hope to develop simple fictions about Uganda for the children to read at school. Trust me books are in short supply. We will use our trusted story tellers: a butterfly and a lion to make the stories come alive. Stay tuned as Bethany and Me put pen to paper. I've been part of the blogging community for more than 10 years. Some old timers may remember the award winning (2012 Twitter Shorty ) blog community - One Stop Poetry. I was the (quiet) originator of the idea and co-producer of One Stop Poetry. I am a published writer, poet, artist and photographer. I have written, as well as edited, for periodicals, radio, blogs and fellow writers. There are many facets to this moon - thanks for stopping by.

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11 Comments

  1. Three hours, that’s what I use for sleeping!

    Hey girl, Beethoven was/is famous for his looong codas. He never knew when to quit, after the grand finale, he kept on writing, and the music kwpt on playing. Of course, he, a genius, could get away with it…

    You GOTTA know I love the way you sneaked a violin into this wonderful musical poem of
    L O V E…Peace!

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    1. Well it wasn’t a sneak. I love the violin I wish I had played it instead of woodwinds and brass. she’s a classy instrument as those who play her. Now that you mention that about Beethoven I remember no wonder I had a hard time falling out of love with him …

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