Your Song

For Carrie’s wonderful picture prompt at the Sunday Muse Blogspot.

Your Song
“I hope you don’t mind that I put down in words, how wonderful life is while you’re in the world.” Your Song by Elton John

I am the moon in the cold black sky
shining through the lace of
your curtains,
reflecting your face in the shining wood
of your piano.
You are contemplating an piece by Chopin –
the Minute Waltz?
Poloniase in C Sharp Major?
Piano Sonata No. 3?
Maybe something modern –
Maybe – Your Song?
I wait in the blackness
listening for your first note.
I am up here alone –
staring down at the cold earth below me –
frost forming on the grass and cars.
Shadows from the lace of the curtains
forming on your back.
You play the opening riff to Your Song.
The dark earth sleeps beneath me.

4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Sherry Marr
    Mar 01, 2020 @ 20:18:16

    Beautiful, Toni, that moon looking down from the black sky, waiting for the notes to begin.

    Reply

  2. Carrie V. H.
    Mar 01, 2020 @ 21:19:39

    I love the view and voice coming from the moon! This is absolutely lovely Toni!

    Reply

  3. susanstoo
    Mar 01, 2020 @ 22:22:40

    Wow! The moon as a watcher, maybe an empath, almost a God in how it cares …

    Reply

  4. Margaret Elizabeth Bednar
    Mar 03, 2020 @ 22:22:32

    Nice attention to detail and I love the voice of the moon.

    Reply

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