Ivory Keys



long slender fingers dance
over the ivory keys
as people dance and sing
love is all around
as grace takes over
from key to key
and note to note
the sway of music
fills the air with
a longing of another
time, a time long
forgotten, all that
was lost, or thought
was gone forever
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Submitted by jaymelynn143 on February 09, 2021

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Characters 264
Words 55
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 14

Jamie Lynette Thomas

I have always found that writing has been an outlet for me. I have enjoyed writing poetry and short stories for as long as I can remember. I use to publish with a poetry site that is no longer being used. I have been published in 5 different publications and hope to have my own written book of poetry one day. more…

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