I fell into silence; allowed it to
devour me. Told myself it was better to
shed the complexity of language. But,
the beauty of a D minor chord
slipped through my defences, begging for a
companion, pleading for a lyric. Entranced,
I filled my lungs, and sang of my

Author note

This began life as a 50 word microfiction, but I decided it works better as a poem.
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