July 9, 2010

Violin and Treble Clef Shortbread Cookies


All that's there is varnish and glue
On a box of wood and strings.
Yet with hairs on a stick, a select few
Manipulate these ordinary things.

For composers beyond compare,
Both impelled by an inner goal
To pluck sound from the air,
And give voice to the human soul.

Sandy Marcus