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Violin

.                                              She sleeps in her rose wood bed,
                                                  under a blanket of velvet red;
                                                   old and alone and forgotten,
                                           she dreams of the love she once had.
                                              Once again she recalls his caress
                                                      on the curve of her hips
                                                                and her breast
                                                         as he moved his bow
                                                      on the strings of her soul,
                                                             playing her sound
                                                    'til his passion was spent.
                                                                        ~~~
                                           They traveled the whole world over,
                                                      to every city and town;
                                              the maestro, his bow and violin,
                                                 bringing each curtain down.
                                                                        ~~~
                                               He died in a cry of sweet refrain,
                                               clutching her strings to his heart; 
                                            as he fell to the floor in a final encore,
                                                       tearing her world apart.
                                                                        ~~~ 
                                           So she sleeps in her rose wood bed,
                                                  under a blanket of velvet red;
                                                         her strings still filled 
                                                    with the song of her soul,
                                                        etched by the maestro
                                                               that loved her
                                                               so long ago!

                                                                    ~~~~~

                                                          Author:  Elaine George

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  1. Date: 7/28/2015 3:48:00 PM
    Very nice poem. Are we allowed to inquire as to the meaning. I'm new. Specifically, I understand that stringed instruments are often made of rose wood. So I wonder, is the violin case also made of rosewood? I can well imagine that the violin case might have a red velvet lining.

  1. Date: 7/16/2015 11:50:00 PM
    Very pretty - "rosewood bed" conjuring up the scene. Julia, xx

  1. Date: 7/11/2015 10:51:00 PM
    Just read your poem ... So pretty!

    George   Avatar Elaine George
    Date: 7/12/2015 6:58:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you for taking the time to drop bye and reading 'Violin', and thank you for your kind comment. Elaine Cecelia George
  1. Date: 7/3/2015 8:20:00 PM
    It's a beautiful poem with a smooth flow of words with rhythm,it touches heart.

    George   Avatar Elaine George
    Date: 7/9/2015 10:54:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you so much for your kind comments on 'Violin'. Elaine C. George
  1. Date: 7/3/2015 9:09:00 AM
    This is really beautiful. The rhyme is so effortless, it's almost likr it's not even there.

    George   Avatar Elaine George
    Date: 7/9/2015 11:02:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you so much for your kind comments on my poem, Violin, Mary.
  1. Date: 3/3/2015 10:50:00 AM
    wow, Incredible! That was beautiful!

  1. Date: 11/25/2014 1:28:00 PM
    Outstanding romantic poem! The flow of words beautifully orchestrated Elaine. :) Ana

    George   Avatar Elaine George
    Date: 11/26/2014 3:43:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you , Ana, for dropping by and reading 'Violin'. It was written in my earlier years here at poetry soup, but still seems to be one of my better poems. Sincerely, Elaine
  1. Date: 5/27/2014 10:45:00 PM
    Just beautiful, Lainie. I really enjoyed this dramatic write. Congratulations on your win with this lovely poem!

  1. Date: 5/26/2014 9:58:00 PM
    ELAINE, Congratulations, thank you for the support. Enjoy my blog "Four Letter Words." if you like or have the time.. ((THIS IS A SWEET POEM ON LOVE)) Good night.... XOX~ LINDA

  1. Date: 3/16/2014 3:11:00 AM
    Flawless...

  1. Date: 12/14/2013 6:35:00 PM
    Absolutely wonderful poetry

  1. Date: 11/24/2013 10:34:00 AM
    This is so beautifully written! I love all your vivid references to this violins soul! Bravo!

  1. Date: 8/14/2013 10:31:00 AM
    The strings of her soul...the song of her soul... so long ago! Exquisite!

  1. Date: 6/25/2013 4:04:00 PM
    Elaine, I HAD seen it before. I can see my comment to you back when I first met you and how much I had loved it. Which international contest did you win with it?

  1. Date: 6/22/2013 10:01:00 PM
    Very well written love tale. It really stirs the heartstrings :)

  1. Date: 4/22/2013 11:39:00 AM
    I JUST LOVE reading it over and over again!

  1. Date: 4/12/2013 11:52:00 AM
    Beautiful!

  1. Date: 1/19/2013 5:12:00 PM
    This is beautiful. Thank you.

  1. Date: 1/2/2013 2:35:00 PM
    An amazing poem Elainer; so filled with pathos and sadness. You gave a soul to this violin and its song will live forever. Love, Elizabeth

  1. Date: 12/2/2012 8:43:00 AM
    Dear Elaine........so long since you have been here.......but re-reading your poem stirs up my wishing to say hello, and tell you how much your poetry still brings emotion to each word. You are missed....but I do hope all is well. Carrie

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