Fandango’s Story Starter #14…

Fandango’s Story Starter #14

This week’s Story Starter teaser is:

I heard the music as I entered the room, but all that was there…

… was a faint outline, a mist of what used to be. An orchestra so fine, I sat to listen, thinking it a shame if they should ever find their way home through the veil. Music like that should never be lost. Would that I could bring young musicians in to learn, without fear of the ghosts.

As the thought vanished, I realised as a music teacher, I might be the only one who can hear them. Would they stay for me, let me teach this music on their behalf?

The music built to a crescendo which I took to mean yes.

The next day, I moved the music class to the new room. I asked the class to sit and listen. Three students said they could hear an orchestra; one they could listen to for days. That was good enough for me.

Let the music live on…

© Anita Dawes 2021

Image by Steve Buissinne from Pixabay

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