Polished Wood, Dvorah Telushkin

TMTM. Memphis. 2014. Paser (photo credit: Karen B. Golightly)


Polished Wood
My mother
Gave me
Clarinet lessons, but
I never learned
To play
The clarinet.

Because I had no breath.

Now I see
What the breath
Can do
Transform and
A piece of
Polished wood.

Dvorah Telushkin

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