Sunday, September 8, 2013

Piano player


She couldn’t read a note
of music but learned to play
the old upright by ear,
memorizing what she needed
to know, songs and mostly hymns,
and knew them so well that
she played for the church for years,
and no one ever guessed
she couldn’t read a note,
a single note.

Photograph by Sabine Sauermaul via Public Domain Pictures. Used with permission.

1 comment:

nance said...

upright she played