Poetry by Tracy Marks

Finale to a Symphony

copyright 1976 by Tracy Marks

....and still I
will not forget myself,
nor keep from pluckng
at the strings of my hair
with impatient fingers,
wishing to make
my own music
but lacking
the proper instruments
attuned ears, or disciplined
hands, and
feeling how
pointless how pointless to
perform before an empty

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