Tuning to Eternity | Our Own Expressions 2016

The following was written by Rachel Quick, a junior at Covenant High School. Her poem, titled "Tuning to Eternity," won third place in the 11th and 12th grade poetry category in this year's Our Own Expressions art and writing contest, hosted by the Pierce County Library System.

The following was written by Rachel Quick, a junior at Covenant High School. Her poem, titled “Tuning to Eternity,” won third place in the 11th and 12th grade poetry category in this year’s Our Own Expressions art and writing contest, hosted by the Pierce County Library System.

 

I’ve tried to find my melody

Inside these hallowed keys.

The dissonance still echoes strong

From wrecks of harmonies.

 

My ears are full of discontent.

My fingers faint at last

To hear a song beyond my room

That peals out from the past.

 

I hear my note inside that tune.

It rings alone to me.

So fully does it harmonize

Within eternity.

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