Aug22

Tori Amos
Empty dew drops on the piano 
Slide hopelessly into the mechanism
Waterlogging the melody.

Sloshing now, the music drips
Into my ears and trunk,
Nurturing my thirst.

The Cherokee in me hunts
The rhythm, shooting an arrow
Into the heart of the song.

I spread my fingers across the baize,
Seeking stability and mobility,
Far away from taunting nihility.

Steve Davis, English snooker player, commentator and author, was born today in 1957.

Tori Amos, American musician and songwriter, was born on this day in 1963.

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