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January Blues

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I fell out of bed at the start of this day
With a real bad case of January blues
My old car won't start, but that's okay
I got a brand new shiny pair of shoes

It's cold outside and in my heart
My baby left town on the five fifteen
I just don't know what drove us apart
I don't know why I've been feeling so mean

The gate won't close, and my dog ran away
I slipped and fell by the railroad track
I've had these January blues all day
I sure do hope that my baby comes back

Copyright © | Year Posted 2016

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Date: 6/26/2016 11:51:00 AM
Thanks Jan. I tried real hard to cancel my last birthday too.
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Date: 6/26/2016 11:33:00 AM
Love listening to blues music and i dont like January as its my birth month lol:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 1/8/2016 8:40:00 PM
After this poem she can't not to come back , this is so beautiful , loved it , hugs / / :) dalia
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Date: 1/5/2016 8:53:00 AM
She'll surely come back. Love this poem! :)
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Date: 1/5/2016 8:14:00 AM
I do love the blues and I do make songs out of some of my poems, but no such plans for this one. Thanks for your feedback. And I have not written any blues songs.
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Date: 1/5/2016 1:24:00 AM
Was actually singing this in my head as a an old-timey blues song when I was reading it haha, very nice
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Mike Martin
Date: 1/5/2016 8:16:00 AM
Please see my reply above. I messed it up. It seems I don't think straight in January either.