Swan Song

The first note trembling

A little nervous

Your voice a little flat

As mine ranged sharp

But soon we changed that

And the sound become unison

As we continued our song

We added words of love

And melodies of bliss

I took the notes above

While we added harmonies

And you put your fingers to strings

As I put mine to keys

But it faded into a bridge

A melancholy melody

Soon our harmonies fell apart

Our voices out of tune

And after the last discord note

We closed our lips and our eyes

Bittersweet and far from long

That was our ballad

That was our love

That was our swan song



  • StormyDay


  • dbremner

    Brilliant poem, especially so written in the 'first person' which I always think is good. The ending is quite beautiful, well done!

  • Cheeky Missy

    Wow. Impressive....this is excellent. I love how you presented it as a swan song, and wove it so beautifully from start to finish....almost as a wave rising and then falling....so very lovely and bittersweet....the imagery is perfect. Delightful!

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