- he could be in bed at night, finding it difficult to sleep.
- such things happen.
- and from somewhere an urge—unbidden, surging from the dark—
- would emerge,
- to observe the observer,
- to give voice to the witness,
- to sing against a piano, sylph and bent,
- head thrust upward, mouth scarlet and round,
- emitting sounds,
- sounds and waves of sounds, melodious sounds,
- alternating joy and melancholy,
- singing the life.