Persephone Abbott lives in Amsterdam and is a musician and author. She teaches part-time in Amsterdam and Utrecht. She is currently working on the release of her first novel. Scheduled for this spring, her comic work is a coming of age story about a young singer moving from Paris to the Netherlands.

Last week 

I inherited
music from Larry Fishkind.

He was
a one of a kind
tuba player.

Unknown to him
he graciously
bequeathed to me
a short stack of scores:
folksongs, Christmas carols
pieces of Copeland's Americana

All without words.

Persephone Abbott