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The Blues

Saxophones blaring      Deep voices bellowing out      Smoked filled rooms      Whiskey bottles half-empty      More color than not      Going on three nobody cares      No prying eyes      Nobody stares      Guitar strings are crying out      A womans voice echoes the room      Tearful memories being held back      Outside in the street      Loud voices screaming      Police sirens can be heard      Above the pouring rain      A clarinet begins to scream      Silence fills the room      Then a trumpet begins it`s rage      Blaring notes out wildly      Above the beating of the drums      Voices join in      Smiles now can be seen      On all the faces     Chasing away the blues

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  1. Date: 1/18/2014 6:36:00 PM
    aha, chasing those blues away WITH the playing of the blues. VEry nicely done, Richard. Long time no see. I enjoyed this one. Congrats for your win.

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    Date: 1/30/2014 7:19:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    hello andrea been busy are you
  1. Date: 2/6/2013 3:57:00 PM
    Hello Ilene: Glad to know, I could put you there for a moment. Rick

  1. Date: 2/6/2013 2:33:00 PM
    a wonderful description of a blues club - made me want to be there!

  1. Date: 2/6/2013 2:16:00 PM
    Know the song. Sometimes it is, but there are times when the blues creep in. Good to hear from you. take care Rick

  1. Date: 2/6/2013 2:01:00 PM
    Hello Richard, love the feeling ... I like one song called "what a wonderful world" that song chases all blues away... always~ LINDA