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Dave Alan Walker

(Pudsey, Leeds)

The Rolling Blues


The blues are rolling
like a train down the tracks
singing about the bad times
but hoping for a break

The harp player is blowing
like a train whistle before a stop
the rhythm player is playing
to the sound of the wheels on a track

The singer is singing
to the pain and the struggle
while we all sit and listen
to what comes from the heart

Submitted: Thursday, February 14, 2013

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  • Hardik Vaidya (2/23/2013 10:10:00 PM)

    Dave Allan Walker, I found this jewel trapping light in its full essence. The jaguar leaped out from the poem and got me. Thanks for the maul, it was terrific. A thought just occurred to me Jaguars are now technically made by us, thank The Lord, Bentley is still hand crafted in England. Something's are made of the soil. (Report) Reply

  • Valerie Dohren (2/18/2013 9:23:00 AM)

    Not a 'Blues' lover myself, but your poem is just great. (This site gives me the blues though! !) . (Report) Reply

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