The Song of the Escaping Children
                         The Song 
                             of the 
                Escaping Children kite stories
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A composition by children, kites, wind and sky.

The Song of the Escaping Children

Painted in BLUE

Painted in BLUE Layered by c a n a r y c l o u d s

The UPSIDE-DOWN s t a g e

One, two, three, seven,

One, two, three, seven, t h i r t e e n k i t e s APPEARED

Heaven's thirteen-stringed koto

Tsume PERFECTLY slipped

Tsume PERFECTLY slipped Through the g a u n t FINGERS

Tsume PERFECTLY slipped Through the g a u n t FINGERS Of the storyteller wind

Becoming ONE with the H A N D S

Becoming ONE with the H A N D S Of the u t o p i a n c h i l d r e n

Steering the STRINGS toward

Steering the STRINGS toward their f a n t a s i e s,

CHASING air, light and laughters

I couldn't SEE the f i r s t PLUCK

Of the hideous KOTO player

But a s i n g l e - n o t e was all I needed.

It was a piece of ESCAPE

Each pluck was a

Each pluck was a d e w d r o p

So clear, so mellow, so tender

The b a r d was on a class of h i s OWN

One, two, three, seven,

One, two, three, seven, s e v e n t e e n kites APPEARED

Heaven's very OWN jushichi-genso.

Each pluck's a D E E P t o n e

Each pluck's a D E E P t o n e connecting SEAMLESSLY

Each pluck's a D E E P t o n e connecting SEAMLESSLY to the SOLO ARTIST

Fingers swinging, striking, scraping and picking

Fingers swinging, striking, scraping and picking on the S T R I N G S

Tones HEIGHTENING...

moderating...

And HEIGHTENING again...

Rhythms going fast...

Rhythms going fast... FASTER...

And slow...

And slow...slower...

Then a few more DRIP-DROPS

A composition OF wishes & aches

A composition OF wishes & aches by hearts, wind, strings and sky

I DO NOT know

I DO NOT know the TITLE of that p i e c e

But if I were to give it ONE,

But if I were to give it ONE, I'll call it...

"The Song of the Escaping Children."

This piece was inspired by the kite-flying of children from their own yards in our community who were not able to play with each other due to the enhanced community quarantine to avoid getting the COVID-19 and to minimize the spread of this alarming virus as well.

I hope you had a good read! Thank you! Will pray for everybody's health and safety. Take care always :)

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