Joyful Noises

Just when I had grown used to silences

out comes sheet music from dusty binder sleeve.

Yesterday’s corded tensions

fall, unstrung, as heart-lightly I

unwittingly hum ‘Shave and a Haircut’ and ‘Let It Go.’

Long after the keyboard closes, joy echoes on.

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36 thoughts on “Joyful Noises

  1. Love the “dusty binder sleeve”…reminds me of straightening up the bookshelves and finding one of those sleeves. I went over to the piano and got lost in playing through the sheet music inside and found that a whole afternoon had gone… 🙂

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    1. We had a musical weekend…my younger daughter is learning ‘Let It Go,’ and my son is designing a video game with a soundtrack of classical piano. They get out of school Wed…the house will not be quiet for awhile! Guess I’d better get my playing time in now.

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        1. Haha, me too–especially in prose. Sometimes I look back over paragraphs and cringe. But they are just so lovely and useful!

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    1. Oh, thanks so much. My other Disney theme song: “I give myself very good advice, but I very seldom follow it…”

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  2. aww we have my family’s old piano in the living room.. the kids won’t let me play it. As soon as I sit down they run over and start pounding on the keys. So I let them pound. ha ha One day I’ll have a turn. 🙂 I enjoyed this one!

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