The piano (To Enta)

The tune on that piano carries Into the night. I stop. Whatever I am doing, soothed By the sound. Tinkering notes Calming, clamouring to be heard Voices from long ago In this quiet night When all is still… borne.   Still, my beating heart, turn down The thunder. The storms rage on But we will…

Death wish.

I carved myself a death wish the day you died “Not one day over forty two”, I said “I cannot live more than half a life Without you.” I was denied.  Nights like these I am glad that I am alive.  When I watch my daughters dance And think of nights of chance With you,…