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Month: October 2011

Month 5:25 “Fanfare for Seven Flutes”

FANFARE FOR SEVEN FLUTES  [revision #5] Piccolos & flutes silver curved alto, tabled. Patient for the turn from Argentinian Dance  to Fanfare when the woman in black  walks left pauses lays down her instrument, reaches for another: silent flawless icicles,  frozen until put to fingertips. Placed to lips they melt, turn my snowbanks to fuscia, violet, marigold, rose. by Therese L. Broderick NOTES:  I wrote this poem after attending a stunning flute concert in honor of Parents Weekend at my daughter’s college. On the day of the concert, October 29th, an untimely storm was covering campus trees… Read more Month 5:25 “Fanfare for Seven Flutes”

Month 5:24 “Tin Doll House”

TIN DOLL HOUSE [version #6] The rectangular floor was tin, with litho rugs. The rectangular ceiling was tin, with litho bulbs. The two square sides were tin, with litho window shades. One long facade was detached so the girl could play.           She slid a toy playpen through all the rooms of tin,           whispering to her magic pet, quartered within. The rectangular floor was tin, with litho rugs. The rectangular ceiling was tin, with litho bulbs. The two square sides were tin, with litho window shades. One long facade… Read more Month 5:24 “Tin Doll House”