Chamber Made

by Alison McKenzie

In full measures,
I allow the score
To have its way with us;

Every chord progressing
To its next natural bridge,
The notes tripping over
One another in giggles
And sweeping allegros.

We write our canon,
Conspire to love brioso.


Author's Note: Jars of Love

Posted on 03/17/2015
Copyright © 2023 Alison McKenzie

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Chris Sorrenti on 03/17/15 at 08:41 PM

I like the musical angle here, and how the title and text reflect one another.

Posted by Kris Mara on 04/20/15 at 06:48 PM

inspired and inspiring melody of words here...I can't stop smiling over the "giggling notes" -- fantastic...

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