Walking up the staircase to the school concert hall,
the little boy tripped on an untied shoelace and
fell forward, crashing into the steps ahead.
His rusting horn received a dent from
the edge of a step and when he played on stage,
a very wobbly sound came out.
Nerves, thought his music teacher,
only then she looked over to find that a dent was a major feature
of an already meager
She dropped her baton
her music stand broke
but the custodian never came that night.
Created: Mar 06, 2015prattatat Document Media