On Passing Air

Music: Sonatine for Two Bassoons.
By Theodore Dubois.
Performed by Grossman, Ewell, Grainger at the Free Music Archive
under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license.

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On passing air
One turns around
To see if any
Heard the sound;

Then moves away
To vacate where
Another might
Inhale the air;

And then, relieved
In gut and soul,
Becomes again
A wholesome whole.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon





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