Irvin Rios Gracia
My Friend Loui's Blues
You and I have memories
longer than the road that stretches out ahead.
There were also nights when the rain
was the soundtrack of the road.
We took our dreams on our backs
you, with your bass guitar which gave you
a legendary and majestic air,
I, with my borrowed guitar that learned to translate
the heart's music of the moody men.
We were eternally children and life
nursery rhymes downs from the stars
and the streets so innocent at that time of the night
newborn to join to our unarmed steps.
In our pockets a few aged ...