The narrators mother starts looking for talents that her daughter may have.
I sound so terrible, mom must be so upset.
They are looking in the magazine for talents.
Go to piano lessons!
The mother gets her to practice piano with Mr. Chang a retired deaf piano instructor, by offering house keeping services. The narrator figures out that the teachers eyes are too slow to keep up with the wrong notes so she doesn't try.
At the talent show that her mother made her do, the narrator does very terrible and fears that her mother may be upset at her performance.
The mother wants her daughter to continue doing piano, but her daughter doesn't like that and wants to not do any other talents.
Why do you make me have a talent?
I don't want to do anything i'm not good at.
I want you to be good at something.
After her mothers death, the daughter gets the piano restored and moved to her house. The music makes the daughter wish she had tried to master this talent.