Concerto in Fantasia
Originally published in Spark Magazine Issue No. 16 What is reality if not a phantasmagoria of musical compositions? Symphonic strings stretching the fabric of time this way and that. The staves are first to rope me in and wind me so tightly that I, myself, become the key signature. They think me treble with the…
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