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Alessio Zanelli: Two new poems

Alessio Zanelli: Two new poems

On Listening To A Piece By Bach   The Triple Concerto does not lie. Beauty is truth. Flute, violin, harpsichord, strings and continuo I had heard before, but genius was not there— truth and lie I could not tell apart. His was the faultless time– Bach’s, not mine. I now comprehend, I now discern when the music is a liar. Adagio ma non tanto e dolce. And sweet is to suddenly realize whatever truth at it, to know my own…

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