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O Brother Where Art Thou?

Delectable nostalgic film:


Toe tapping “can” song
I am a Man song

Journey without seeking the treasure
Cows can’t swim, roofs measure

Little people push brooms
Fiancés deck grooms

Politicians run out on a rail
Some dance, with their tail

Baby face throws Bi-polar
Getaway car-high roller

Sirens sing then whisk away
Leaving toads behind that day

Blind rail traveler foretells all
But the rail car scene, Oh man- that fall!

“Kin is kin”- “gopher Everett”? 
“Dapper Dan man”, with a hair net

Some scenes I’d cut
Not necessary they put 

But otherwise a great dime
About three men “not” doing time


I’ve seen it about 4 times, still singing the songs



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  1. Date: 6/29/2009 9:53:00 PM
    Your words have a way: they do justice to a man in constant sorrow.

  1. Date: 5/20/2009 6:56:00 AM
    Oh man my favorite song is when Tommy's sitting by the tree during the nighttime fire scene. I think it's called 'Hard time Killing Floor Blues' or someting lke that. I felt like it stood out from the other more cheerful sounding songs though they were excellent as well. - interesting tribute:)

  1. Date: 5/16/2009 12:48:00 AM
    Thanks for your kind words Sandra.Rgds Brian

  1. Date: 5/15/2009 10:53:00 AM
    LOVE love love that movie! awesome poem on an awesome movie! Love, Kristin

  1. Date: 5/14/2009 11:59:00 PM
    Good ekphrasis Sandra.Rgds Brian & thanks for your welcome observations.

  1. Date: 5/14/2009 5:26:00 PM
    Are you in AA JackReed3...

  1. Date: 5/13/2009 6:05:00 PM
    ...mail-talking...

  1. Date: 5/13/2009 5:49:00 PM
    You too got mail...

  1. Date: 5/13/2009 3:21:00 PM
    the song was a great song. one of the greatest movie songs ever i'd say. and geo. cloony he can brighten any girls day. jhl

  1. Date: 5/13/2009 12:26:00 PM
    And.....an hour or two with George Clooney isn't so bad either !!!! :) Fun poem!!!

  1. Date: 5/13/2009 11:38:00 AM
    Never saw it! 4 times??? Sounds awesome! I mean wow, you wrote a poem about it! Definitely have to check it out. Love, Shar

  1. Date: 5/13/2009 5:30:00 AM
    I miss you... JackReed3

  1. Date: 5/12/2009 7:29:00 PM
    When you spoke of the politicians daincing "with their tails," I couldn't help but think of the movie "Wag the Dog." Very astute observation. Yet I know you were describing images from another movie. And there are a lot of scenes that could be cut from movies, leaving more to the imagination. Excellent writing with provocative imagery, Alexandra! Love, Carolyn