January 17, 2017

Yesterday, Jane bought a ukelele and her 12-year old niece gave her a lesson. Together they played “Somewhere Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World” (Israel Kamakawiwo’ole) and a fresh happiness filled the house. Here’s a little poem for Jane.

Cello.

Piano.

Guitar.

Accordion.

And now Ukelele.

Stroke. Touch. Pick. S-t-r-e-t-ch.

And now strum.

Heart and hands

Express what words can’t.

Beauty.

Challenge.

Life.

Sweet music

And a smile on your face.

 

1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. margaretsmn
    Jan 17, 2017 @ 20:18:24

    Love music in the house! I’ve never known anyone who plays the ukelele but I see on FB that my niece is learning.

    Reply

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