Tuning A Clarinet – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

Tune – RDP Sunday


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Tuning A Clarinet

She carefully put the mouthpiece
to her lips
and blew gently
her warm breath filling the barrel,
while her fingers pressed lower down
to raise a deep note
circulating the air
so that the blackwood swelled
giving a higher note
the instrument now ready.

©Paul Vincent Cannon


Paul, pvcann.com


Filed under Free Verse, music, poem, Quadrille

19 responses to “Tuning A Clarinet – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. Okay, something very erotic about this poem. ☺️

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  2. This is wonderful. So alliterative! Do you play the clarinet, Paul? I played for a lot of years when I was younger.

    Blessings to you.

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  3. Clarinet, was my daughter’s first instrument in school, LOL

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  4. I enjoyed reading this poem. Even more, I enjoyed sounding it. Thanks, Paul.

    Completely different topic, Paul. Please allow me to alert you to an unconventional poetry prompt on my blog. Also please by no means feel any obligation to take up the challenge, or to even follow the link. It’s just that I thought you might be interested in it.


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  5. I have to agree there’s sexiness in this wonderful poem.

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  6. Oh wow! Wonderful!❤️

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  7. I am nominating you for The Real Neat Blog Award. You can read all about it on my latest WordPress blog at http://vicklea.com. I hope that you will participate, but there is no obligation to do so. Blessings!


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