Dominick Chianese

(Palm Bay, Florida, USA)

When The Band Stops Playing - Poem by Dominick Chianese

I hope I can smile when the band stops playing
Life steals away like a butterfly from an open hand
Endless pain and sadness stops me from staying
Remembering dreams of happiness cools the spirit at the end


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 2, 2003



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