The Antigonish Review, Vol. 50 No. 201-202, Fall 2020
A piano teacher pressures a reluctant student to perform.
“Suraya huffs, a long, steady exhale. Wow, you’re in a mood, she says. You told me rigidity is your biggest hurdle. You said your need for control and perfection is what prevents you from going pro, and that you want to learn to take risks. Remember?”