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Moving out. 

In the living-room, only the grand piano remains,
black and shiny, like an insect
trapped on the ground, one wing extended
as if trying to fly right before death caught up with it.

The sound would be different now
with no furniture around,
no books to soften the notes,
no rug to dampen the low vibrations.

I never learned to play
and now the piano seems to epitomize
the black bulk of my regrets...
defiant, untouched.

On a whim I sit in front of it.
I let my fingers flow as they will,
my mind wonders
and I drift away for a while.

After I don't know how long, I stop.
The sound is different in an empty room...
and with a trace of excitement I realize I had something there.

Later that day, when workers came to pick up the piano, I just sent them away.
"I'm gonna keep it" and didn't back down before their protests.

I will place it in my next apartment,
in an empty room,
so that it sounds different
from the start.

Vangelis - Piano in an Empty Room : www.youtube.com/watch?v=52uz3I…
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Piano in an empty room by *NegativeFeedback is, as the suggester states, "short, simple, but endlessly, eloquently beautiful." ( Suggested by bubblyworks and Featured by DorianHarper )
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TheGalleryOfEve Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Congratulations on your well-deserved DD!!! :iconflyingheartsplz::iconlainloveplz::iconflyingheartsplz: :clap::clap::clap:
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holygreatgrandparome Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Beautiful.
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KaitForest Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2013   Writer
this is so goooooooooooooooooood
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CMBaggs Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2013
I love how this ends on a note of hope.
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PikachuNova Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2013  Hobbyist Filmographer
I love this a little too much, aha - very well written. :) 
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callme007 Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2013
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PaperDreamerArt Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2013
Fantastic read!  :clap:

Congrats on the DD!  :trophy:
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Louise-1 Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2013
I really like the mood and setting of this poem. Great work!
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ViviDybowski Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2013
Congratulations on the dd! This is great!!!! :wow:
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laurasnake Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Love this ;u;
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