Through His Eyes

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She watched her son on the stage and was in awe of his talent.  She had always wanted to learn the piano and had taught herself a couple of songs on her grandparent’s upright.  But alas, lessons were not in the cards.  In her teen years she saved up money to buy one of those electronic keyboards that were popular.  But not reading music, her dreams fell flat.

Now her son was on stage, at the university she once dreamed about, applying for the music program.  She was so proud and happy to live out her dreams vicariously through him.


(100 words)

Written for Fandnago’s One-Word Challenge (FOWC) – vicariously

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The piano is his mistress

Totally within her control he is consumed

He touches the keys

Like caressing the body of a woman

He feels each note

Deep in his soul with both joy and pain

He aches for harmony

To accompany his melody

He bleeds music

Searching for true love

He knows she sings too

Feeling like he does

They believe the rhythm of time

Will bring their collaboration together


Written for Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (FOWC) – piano