Tangled Heartstrings

Tangled Heartstrings

A Poem by Roberta Weth

Wrote this on a mission trip to Mexico ... I believe it was on here but I can't remember



Resonating notes penetrate the emptiness

                                   Dancing      off     the       concrete
           Embracing the chords
         Encircling the melody
Winding it around me
                      Invisible tether
          Draws         me         in

Curled fingers charm the strings

         they pull the knot tighter
          Around my attention
Through verse           and chorus until

One last note hangs by a thread
                  And drops
                                 slowly away

© 2008 Roberta Weth

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Added on February 8, 2008
Last Updated on February 9, 2008


Roberta Weth
Roberta Weth

Portland, OR

I twenty years old, and I spent the majority of those years out in the middle of nowhere listening to country music so don't be surprised if the word y'all creeps up in my poetry or stories although .. more..

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