Bryan Young

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Upbeat brass
and happiness
veiling
sorrow
beneath the
beat

A broken-heart
bypass
pumps blood
through
veins of
music

High notes
punctuate
misery
rocking
against
harmony

High hats
highlight
dark
shadows of
bleeding feelings

Horns
crescendo
catharsis,
lifting
sunken hearts
from the deep

© Bryan Young 2021

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Bryan Young

Bryan Young

Bryan Young is an award-winning novelist, screenwriter, filmmaker, comics writer, and journalist. Learn more at www.swankmotron.com — Twitter: @swankmotron