Confess

She sings her song
to reach all ears,
hoping her wrongs
dissolve and clear.
Singing so loud,
provoking tears,
confessing sounds,
consciousness hears.

Absolving sins
one at a time,
memories spin
releasing crimes.
Plays her violin
as her heart chimes,
then slowly grins,
feeling sublime.

Her lyrics made
to testify,
as music plays,
to memorize,
both serve as aids
that energize,
hopes that display
what hides inside.

Forgive mistakes
with melodies,
soon all guilts break,
as remedy.
Future awakes
abilities,
to give and take
polarities.

– Grace Y. Estevez – Reddy

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  1. Before I became deaf, playing guitar was such an important form of self-therapy for me. This poem really brings back the memories of my aspirations to become a musician, as well as how good it felt to simply play music by myself. It’s a wonderful piece of poetry, Grace. πŸ™‚

  2. I loved the way you started this, so beautiful! The second stanza is what hit me hard.
    “Absolving sins
    one at a time,
    memories spin
    releasing crimes”
    Absolutely loved these lines.
    It’s always so relaxing to read your work. Soothing rhymes and exceptionally good and positive writings. Love this with all my heart ❀❀

  3. I love the rhyme, and ‘She sings her song
    to reach all ears,
    hoping her wrongs
    dissolve and clear.’ speak volumes to me. what a poem Grace

  4. So deep and profound lines, Grace! Imagery with perfect rhyming makes it more beautiful. πŸ˜ŠπŸ’πŸ’–

  5. Grace, I’m not able to find words to express how beautifully you write…profound lines…crazy depth…and you make everything rhyme βœ¨β€οΈπŸ’«

    1. Thank you so very much, Navin. I feel blessed to have received your most beautiful comment, you leave me beyond touched!Thank you for always being so thoughtfully supportive, I deeply appreciate you. Much love to you , my friend. πŸ’•

  6. I started playing violin during covid lockdown, love it. And feel your words, “Plays her violin
    as her heart chimes, then slowly grins, feeling sublime.” Thank you.

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