Auditory Nerve

Subversive sounds show stifled ears
known rhythms can
at will

that harmony needs dissonance
and silence can possess a dance

that instrumentals can express
what simple lyrics never say

and nowhere would a note go wrong
if it should serve the longer song

and music could be anything

for one or all

when freedom sings.

Auditory Nerve © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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Submitted: July 12, 2021