Upon the Ivory

We sat before your piano, Our hands upon the keys. And you did watch my faltering fingers, As I wiggled with unease. You watched me fail with silent lips, Knowing to wait it out. And when I turned teary eyes on you, A smile waited on your face. With practices fingers you placed my hands, … More Upon the Ivory

Figures of Inspiration

Two figures have been ever present in my life cloaked with wisdom and filled to the brim with unconditional love. “You are incredible, my wonderful darling.” Grandmother declares with a flourish of her hands. “You make us proud.” Grandfather says, his eyes disappearing behind the wrinkles of a smile. Even as an exhausting youth, filled … More Figures of Inspiration