Notes

image

Photo Credit : jonathansigmun.com

I’m learning
to play guitar
from a video game.
My fingers hurt
from pressing the strings
and my wrist aches
from strumming.
And the instrument
is heavy in my hands,
on my body,
and the notes
ring out your name.
When my fingers shift,
I see yours flying
up the neck,
quick and able.
When I hit a note,
I hear your laughter
at its flawed design.
I want to play a song
for you,
sing the words
that infect your body
with emotion.
You speak in music
so I must learn
your language.
I’m learning from a game
but you have always
been my teacher.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s