FIRST MOVEMENT: PASSION OF COMPOSITION

“Life is like music; it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule”. ~ Samuel Butler

Throw the handbook out the window,
it serves no good purpose. No rule can dictate
what lies buried deeply within. The symphony
of existence becomes a cacophony
of a metered and melodic meander
through the movements we affect;
a direct and didactic work of art.
No instinct can be denied, for inside
lies the masterwork of The Maestro,
every note ingrained and paced only
by a loving heart and a feeling soul.
The music of life plays sweetly
touching the strings that bind us together.
You can feel the passion swell,
there is no mistaking its melody.

(C) Walter J. Wojtanik

“Meter” Poem

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2 thoughts on “FIRST MOVEMENT: PASSION OF COMPOSITION

  1. Shawna

    What a great quote. I completely agree.

    This is my favorite:

    “The symphony
    of existence becomes a cacophony
    of a metered and melodic meander
    through the movements we affect;
    a direct and didactic work of art.”

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