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Cesaria Sings

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Cesaria Sings

Cesaria sings
And takes me away
From the gloom
And grey
Of Glasgow
To a world
Of colour and play

Takes me high 
Over endess rows of tenements
Empty bottles of 20/20
And queues for Greggs
That snake round street corners

Within seconds
I'm in a far better place
Sun beating down on my shoulders
As that soothing voice 
Tells a story 
That can change with every play

A song of loss?
Of pain, vengeance or joy?
It's left to the imagination
With those mysterious words
A never-ending toy

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  1. Date: 11/30/2008 7:22:00 AM
    Kevin - Congratulations on your poem making Round One of the PSoup poetry contest! Wishing you all the best in the finals and have a Happy Holiday season. Peace always, John

  1. Date: 11/12/2008 4:45:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry making it through the first round. Good luck in the finals. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/11/2008 8:27:00 AM
    Congrats on making it through to the first round! Good luck in the finals! Love, Shar

  1. Date: 11/4/2008 11:46:00 PM
    Kevin - Congrats on your poetry making it through to the next round – Great Job & God Bless