Martha J. Eshelman

Rookie (Washington State, USA)

He's Still Dead - Poem by Martha J. Eshelman

He's still dead you know.
Some things never change.
Life's been rough as a washboard
and I sure ain't ready
to use my washboard in a jug band.
Blues in the Bottle?
Ain't no reason to use bluing
to get the sheets snow-white
dried soft in the wind -
no one but me to enjoy them.
Ain't worth the trouble now.
He'd sure be giving me a time 'bout it
if he weren't still dead.

Comments about He's Still Dead by Martha J. Eshelman

  • Jazib Kamalvi (3/25/2018 1:11:00 PM)

    A nice poetic imagination, Martha J. You may like to read my poem, Love and Iust. Thanks (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, March 6, 2006

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