Posts tagged ‘blues’

May 29, 2017

Saturday Service at the Church of ING

by Nick Anthony

Dank air, thick and heavy
As gaseous molasses,
lazily ferments in this amber rusted barrel
Of soulful blues and bad tobacco.

Faithful, old drunks slowly sway,
Inebriated from breathing kill-devil air.
They sing wailing gospels of woe
In harmony with Lucille on the record player.

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July 30, 2015

Blues Bars

by Scott Andrew Bailey

It sits right down
Sits all the way down
Then flies above the clouds
Soars high above the clouds
And I
I can’t get there
Can’t weave that
Magic weave

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February 11, 2015

Bonsai Back

by Jem Croucher


My bonsai has bounced back
He’s looking pretty good
He has lots and lots of greenery
And looks just as he should

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April 1, 2014

Bluesy Storms of Spring

by thom amundsen

Speak to love how mellow you do to me

when you sing freely love’s sweet melody.

I can travel away, a worldly distance

when just listening, wanting to be free.

Riding the crest of my yearning to be

yes I do delight we may take that chance.

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March 11, 2013

Illusions: Haiku.

by Author

The worst feeling must be
when you choke on what you have
been trying to preserve: illusions.

September 18, 2012


by Author

There has to be the blues because
some kinds of sadness are better than happiness.

Misery loves company.