YELLOW PIANO

 

"But WHY?" he asked, his concern growing by the moment.

 

"Because I...want...it there," was all she would reply.

 

"It...it...makes no sense!" he continued, his voice getting steadily louder.

 

"Does it need to?" she said softly.

 

"There's not even a bench with it," he pointed out practically.

 

She smiled.

 

"And...and...it's so YELLOW!" he exclaimed, waving his arms in exasperation.

 

"Isn't it," she laughed.  "Isn't it just."

 

 

 

Jo Anzalone Oct. 18, 2004

 

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