Stephen Loomes

(21ST JUNE 1950 / SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA)

Janis Joplin


So much heart so much love so much need
Janis Joplin I cry to watch your heart bleed
What a talent you brought to the world
Time has seen your legend unfold
How sad that your life was lost to the abyss
Of uncertainty and need, oh how you are missed
What intellect, what talent and a future untold
Such a beautiful woman and so in need of love
It was like a crucifixion to see this talent shoved
By ignorant fools who couldn’t understand
The cruelty when you were young and you so grand
Anyone who had a heart could have saved you from your fate
But when people found their heart it was already too late

Submitted: Tuesday, July 09, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, July 09, 2013

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