Pete Dowe

Rookie (1958 / Melbourne, Australia)

Norah Jones In Concert


Jones sings honey-tea tone__
“moans soft
like she wants someone__
terribly.”*

Heat-haze rising
from Norah’s black vest
bitumen road, summertime.

Lee Alexander tangos
with double bass,
Ms. Jones
sweeps me off my feet.

Her fingers
play the keyboard
of my spine.

Geisha masseuse
of my soul.


* Carl Sandburg

Submitted: Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Edited: Thursday, March 24, 2011
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