After 60 seconds of "Deh, non parlare al misero" (Do not speak of misery!) from Verdi's Rigoletto, we're getting into the distinction between poetry and prose.
Is this a narrative? Connie says yes. This is a personal story of loss and love taken from a small aria in the Opera-- a conversation between Rigoletto and his beloved daughter, Gilda about the loss of his wife.
Up next an ancient Hawaiian chant set to music. fyi: If I recall correctly, Connie hails from Hawaii-- pun intended.