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 Fender strung upside down
 big hands pressing strings to frets.
 Woodstocks’ last scheduled act, Jimi 
 exercized his “Right to Free Speech.”
The world heard an eclectic electric version
of  “Star Spangled Banner.” Those notes still
reverberate “All Along the Watchtower.”

“Hey Joe,” “Are You Experienced?”

 “WELL, I AM !”

*To honor Jimi Hendrix in Raul Moreno's contest.

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  1. Date: 5/13/2010 12:24:00 PM
    Just terrific John. You have captured Jimi splendidly in your Narrative. Many congratulations on your win in Raul's contest >> James

  1. Date: 5/13/2010 6:58:00 AM
    Congrats John on your winning poem in the Jimi contest with this wonderful synopsis of his life and times.. a great narrative to win with and so enjoy my friend..luv.. Linda-Marie

  1. Date: 5/12/2010 10:11:00 PM
    Nice job John~Very nice~"Hey jo hn~~~Congrats to you!!~Rick

  1. Date: 5/12/2010 9:29:00 PM
    John, congratulations on your success in my Jimi Hendrix Contest...Raul

  1. Date: 5/9/2010 5:49:00 PM
    I like your comment on Donal's poem about confession. It cracked me up!! Thanks!!

  1. Date: 5/6/2010 12:11:00 PM
    Soup mail returned, John.

  1. Date: 5/6/2010 7:46:00 AM
    John, you captured some of his greatest hits in your tribute. Your contest entry rocks! Wishing you success, Carolyn

  1. Date: 5/5/2010 9:47:00 PM
    Hot damn, this one is good! Even the title is a 'fuzz' rock tribute. Chris.

  1. Date: 5/5/2010 9:43:00 PM
    Nicely done. Good luck in the contest. I am sure you will do well.

  1. Date: 5/5/2010 9:21:00 PM

  1. Date: 5/5/2010 8:25:00 PM
    well done, good luck in the contest,..p.d.