Thursday, February 4, 2021

Heart's Echo, a Poem for February



Heart's Echo

The pianists’ fingers brush the keys, light and flexible as silken spring, 

effervescent as the clear dew of morn, blithe as the flight of a sparrow. 


Artfully she weaves each phrase, sweeping the ivories with effortless ease, 

enchanting melodies floating on the gentle breeze of a sonata, 

the graceful waltz of a serenade, the delicate allure of a nocturne. 


Her musicality flawless, 

Her desire fluent.


Exquisitely she holds within, a rapture that threatens to shatter, 

an ecstasy that consumes in exquisite passion, emptying unto its end - 

and she,  -  left bereft of song or measure or utterance,


Her rose petals scattered across the pianoforte,

Her heart an echoing requiem in stillness. 

Copyright @Stacie Eirich February 4, 2021

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Thank you for reading my musical, romantic poem. It was written for a poetry contest, based on the photo prompt above.

For those following my works-in-progress - you can read my latest novellas on Wattpad. Here are the links:






Song of the Stars is my newest work-in-progress, started just this week. I'll be writing it during Wattpad's Open Novella Contest, through the Spring of 2021. In the past, this contest has been a great motivator and has spurred me to not only finish two novellas, but also make connections with many supportive writers.

Thank you for visiting my blog, and I wish you a day filled with creativity and wonder. May you be safe & well. -Stacie 

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