Sixty-Five

Music: Curtains Are Always Drawn.
By Kai Engel.
Performed by Kai Engel at Free Music Archive
under a Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial license.


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Sixty-five suspends her animation,
Immersed within a wistful melody.
Xylophones accompany her song,
The wave of wonder rising from her sea,
Yearning overwhelming all sensation.

For her the past is neither right nor wrong.
Instead it is the soil for her creation,
Vast fields of darkness sown by memory,
Ever yielding tunes she must pass on.

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