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The Grand Finale

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The Grand Finale

The curtain rose on a cloudless night
Once More! the crowd clamored

A lone table across the room, a candle
Flickered

Shooting stars lit the sky like confetti

Bowing to the maestro in the pit
Impossible had no meaning

Fireflies sparked in anticipation
Bus service was cancelled
The daily mail, undelivered

At that moment
That precise moment
The telephone rang

Gently, I lifted the phone off the
Cradle

And heard the words I had waited
So long to hear

 
04/13/13
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  1. Date: 4/19/2013 6:37:00 PM
    Sounds like the words were I'm OK Dad or Mom..calls after the Boston Marathon? Light & Love

  1. Date: 4/17/2013 7:07:00 PM
    Love your lyrics! :)

  1. Date: 4/14/2013 12:48:00 PM
    A marvelous painting with words on the canvas of inspiration! Beautiful! Thank you for visiting!

  1. Date: 4/13/2013 11:09:00 PM
    Will we know one day what it is???? Very sweet poem.......Terry xo

  1. Date: 4/13/2013 9:36:00 PM
    Ahhh leave us hanging?? Nice!