With vigorous vibrato ridding silence from this final act:
one hundred thunderous vocal cords lyrically entwine the air

their unfamiliar syllables orchestrating soul of song
which beckons us beyond a word

- but listen, if you will have heard

reverberating undefined what liberated instincts find

once music looses need to know

emotions, freed to flow, bestow
profounder meanings through these arts

past pageantries of well-played parts

above such stately harmony

as truths intone eternally:

the operas of reality.

Intonations © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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Submitted: June 18, 2019