Song Flute

When relationships grow tired or toxic, some people write songs about the people they leave behind, the way John Coltrane did for his first wife Naima Grubbs. For others, like this essay’s author, there are too many things that can’t be spoken about, so they talk mostly about music.

Source: Iowa Review
Published: Jan 15, 2019
Length: 14 minutes (3,643 words)