You find but little
solace in success,
On which you long have hung your self-esteem.
Maybe you expected happiness,
Knowing how the self-important seem.
Instead, you feel a gnawing at the heart,
Perhaps because you know where you've gone
Purporting to be whole when you are part,
Unable yet to simply sing along,
Restored to worship by the grace of
Copyright by Nicholas Gordon
Audio and Video Music: E Minor Prelude. By Frederic Chopin. Music free to use at YouTube.