Piano Notes and Dance
The piano notes are raindrops;
A flute is the breeze.
Her dress is layered white laces;
His suit is blue.
Her head rests on his shoulder,
And his broad roughened hand
Encircles her waist.
They swirl - blue and white -
Water and sky.
Chromatic piano chords in a torrent.
Will their dance be longer than spring?
Joseph Kleponis had taught English and American Literature in schools north of Boston, Massachusetts. His poetry has appeared nationally and internationally in journals such as The Aurorean, The Penmen Review, Leaflet: The Journal of the New England Teachers of English, paperwasp, Eucalypt, and other literary magazines in print and online.
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