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.





And now Ukelele.

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

And now strum.

Heart and hands

Express what words can’t.




Sweet music

And a smile on your face.


One thought on “January 17, 2017

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

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