Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Another Night: Rochester International Jazz Festival





if lips were ivory




a once 
thrusting tusk 
of energy, 


and melody 
strikes air - 


strokes hearts 
of tears fingering
keys: 


if lips 
were ivory,
how softly 
would you 
fetter my 
song? 




Poem © 2011 R. Burnett Baker 
Drawing © Stephanie Cox

4 comments:

  1. Nice drawing of the ivory being "tickled". Jazz festival, eh? Enjoy.

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  2. gentle with occassional bite... LOL!

    agree with Lizzy, nice drawing, nice pick for the poem...

    JJRod'z

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  4. Sensual, romantic and I love it.

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