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annh Feb 20
𝙸 πšŠπš– πš‘πš’πšœπšπš˜πš›πš’ πš’πš— πšπš‘πšŽ πš–πšŠπš”πš’πš—πš,
πšπšŽπšπšŠπš›πšπš•πšŽπšœπšœ 𝚘𝚏 πš πš‘πšŽπšπš‘πšŽπš› π™Έβ€™πš– πš›πšŽπš–πšŽπš–πš‹πšŽπš›πšŽπš πš˜πš› πšπš˜πš›πšπš˜πšπšπšŽπš—.
πšƒπš‘πš’πš—πš” 𝚘𝚏 πš–πšŽ 𝚊𝚜 πšŠπš— πšŽπšŸπš˜πš•πšžπšπš’πš˜πš—πšŠπš›πš’ πš”πš’πš—πšπš—πšŽπšœπšœ πš™πšŽπš›πšπš˜πš›πš–πšŽπš πššπšžπš’πšŽπšπš•πš’,
π™Ύπš› 𝚊 πš–πš’πšπš˜πšŒπš‘πš˜πš—πšπš›πš’πšŠπš• πš’πš—πšπš’πšœπšŒπš›πšŽπšπš’πš˜πš— πšπš˜πš›πšπš’πšŸπšŽπš— πš πš’πšπš‘πš˜πšžπš πšπšŠπš—πšπšŠπš›πšŽ.
πš†πš‘πšŽπšπš‘πšŽπš› 𝙸 πšŽπš‘πš’πšœπš πš‹πšŽπš‘πš’πš—πš πšπš‘πšŽ πšœπšŒπšŽπš—πšŽπšœ, πš’πš— πšπš‘πšŽ πš πš’πš—πšπšœ,
π™Ύπš› πšœπšπš›πšžπš πš–πš’ 𝚜𝚝𝚞𝚏𝚏 πšπš›πš˜πš—πš 𝚘𝚏 πš‘πš˜πšžπšœπšŽ...

𝙸 πšŠπš– πš’πš— πšπš‘πšŽ πš‹πšžπšœπš’πš—πšŽπšœπšœ 𝚘𝚏 πš–πšŠπš”πš’πš—πš πš‘πš’πšœπšπš˜πš›πš’.

Ancient dwelling places, forgotten pathways and neglected graveyards fill me to the brim with an enthusiasm for the mundane. As the fabric of life thins the voices of the celebrated AND the unknown whisper their legacy in the stoney structures which remain.

β€˜Oh, the wizardry of history. All the people who have lived and died,
the people whose stories have survived.’
- Isaac du Toit, Passionately Curious
Michael R Burch Apr 2020
Duet, Minor Key
by Michael R. Burch

Without the drama of cymbals
or the fanfare and snares of drums,
I present my case
stripped of its fine veneer:
Behold, thy instrument.

Play, for the night is long.

Keywords/Tags: Duet, minor, key, cymbals, symbols, drums, fanfare, snares, instrument, play, ***, night, long, strip, ****, naked

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