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The Lost Pianist

Tears reminisce mahogany boxed memories,
Of ecstatic crescendos and tearful diminuendos.
For deep in eternal sadness lies the lost pianist,
Who once dreamt of glorious symphonies.

As he caresses the goddess of the piano,
She moans of rhythmic joy and pleasure,
Executing works that rival the Siren's song,
Echoing the lost voices of her past masters.

But in time's command, their hearts went astray.
Each lying in their own pool of heartfelt miseries.
While he walks asunder, away from melodic Eden,
She beckons to him, yearning to be loved.

Her sorrowful notes whisper his name,
When he contemplates sweet nostalgia.
They swore to eternity to unite in bliss.
A promise that surpasses a mere forevermore.
One thing I noticed about my last three poems is that I don't write something that's personal to me or what's within myself. The themes are usually based on fantasy or have general themes. So from that point I decided to change that and thus this was made.

This piece is, in a way, very personal and abstract in a way. Because I placed myself in the poem and the substance is very real. In here I am The Lost Pianist. It's just a simple poem but emphatic in its own right...

Inspiration: Basically when I was still around 6-7 years I was already learning how to play the piano. I learned basic pieces to once made by famous pianists like Beethoven and Brahms, just to name a few. But as I grew I became uninterested and I stopped playing. It's been 8 years since I've played the piano and I feel like playing again.

Out of the saddest poems I've made this one takes it...

Some songs I listened to...

"About Today" - The National
"Sirena" - Gloc - 9 (This is one is Original Pinoy Music)
"The Day You Said Goodnight" - Hale (Another OPM)

Poem (c) Me

Comments and Constructive Criticism are welcome

It was featured in #Daily-Lit-Deviations
on November 21,2012

    Daily Lit Deviations for November 21,2012


I consider this my first and HIGHEST achievement so far...

It was also a Daily Deviation on January 6,2013...


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The Lost Pianist by ~Shadow-Fox168 resonates with a sad but beautiful atmosphere. ( Suggested by xTintedlullabyx and Featured by thorns )
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Kl0cw3rk Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2013  Student Artist
Amazing and powerful stuff, thanks for being such an awesome writer!
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McKinleyWiens Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2013  Student Writer
Howdy!
My name is McKinley Wiens, and I've just recently started a blog based around literature, and one of the ideas I had was to post 1 piece of literature a day that I have found online and I quite love, accompanied by a short review and maybe a comment from the author! Would you by chance be willing to allow me to post a link to this page, and write my opinions on the piece on my blog, linking of course also to your DA page?
If not, no worries! If you are willing, I would love if you could also answer some or all of the answers below for me, to work into the blog post??

1. What inspired you to write the piece?
2. What does the piece mean to you?
3. How has literature as a whole, or literature communities on sites such as DevArt, affected your life?
4. Favorite novel?
5. Anything else you feel is relevant, and would like to have included in the post!

Thank you so much!!

If you allow me to use and link your piece I will tell you as soon as it is included into the blog!
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Shadow-Fox168 Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2013
Sure thing, and I decided to answer your questions... here they are

1. Aside from changing directions in theme, I was also inspired by some music and mostly piano music because I miss playing those kinds of music.

2. The piece, in a way, helps get back to what I love to do. And perhaps make something out of it... :)

3. The literature community helped me a lot. They write about ideas that are not being touched yet and some just like to express themselves and what they love. I makes me want to step up and prove that I can write pieces too.

4. My favorite novel... The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri and Sidney Sheldon novels.

5. I'm not sure... at least I'll enjoy the post when I see it... :)

Thank you very much for the comment! It means a lot!!
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McKinleyWiens Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2013  Student Writer
Thank you very kindly! The post will be up in the next couple days, I'll be sure to message you when it is! And, if possible, when it does go up I'd love if you announced it in a journal post or something! (but ya don't have to!)
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Photographyandnature Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Student Photographer
I liked the language you used in this piece. It takes me back to past English classes of greek mythology and Shakespeare. Good job!
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Shadow-Fox168 Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013
Wow thanks, and I had Shakespeare during my junior year and we just had Greek Myth... I learn a lot of things from them.
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Photographyandnature Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013  Student Photographer
Your welcome. That's a good thing. We still read them today for a reason.
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Van-Dunkelschreiber Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I sorry this is late but I only just found out but CONGADULATION :icondogdanceplz:
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Shadow-Fox168 Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013
Thanks!
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Van-Dunkelschreiber Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
you r welcome
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