The Long Cry.

It was a long, narrow corridor
with many doors.
The wind came in through the cracks
in the old, paint-faded windows

and tittered and whistled and echoed
off the walls, worn by fingers
of generations of children
sliding along,
their faces black and white and silent.

And then the piano,
that music
so soft and slow and lilting; the beauty of slender slavik fingers.
So steeped in woe as it was, I could barely hold back the tears.
And with my voice low and still
I began to sing.



  1. qazse · January 19, 2007

    beautiful, z-freek

  2. zaphodfreek · January 19, 2007

    Thank you.

  3. krkbaker · January 19, 2007

    I agree, musical, lyrical, moving.
    Great job.

  4. zaphodfreek · January 20, 2007

    Might i enquire as to your name?
    It’s just a bit wierd calling you krkbaker
    you know?
    Or shall i call you baker?
    Maybe that’d be nice.

    Thanks baker.

  5. krkbaker · January 20, 2007

    haha, it’s Kim

  6. zaphodfreek · January 20, 2007

    Cheers Kim.

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