Rcd Bck

Music - Poem by Rcd Bck

time for some music
it's time
the time is now apparently
to get the I=pod module and to stick it in your ears

i've done that before
i remember that time
it was 3 o'clock in the morning it was a hornet night

i just heard it
my heart pumping out death rattles

i woke up on a golf course to the sound of sprinklers
that was before compact discs
and orange juice the way it used to sound
with a bent Pall Mall and five bucks to your name
and a waitress named 'Im Jade Takemeoutofhere'

that's what I thought anyway but I didn't care
I'de seen her before
I see her every day
Sue and Marcia and Consuelo
Ghouls toting hash browns and ketchup

Steal a bottle of Listerine and a Bible
Go down by the river and read some proverbs
Listen to the music

Comments about Music by Rcd Bck

  • Marilyn Lott (8/29/2008 9:32:00 AM)

    Rich, you take the reader on an interesting ride. Keep writing and sharing with us!

    Best Wishes,
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  • (4/3/2008 5:03:00 AM)

    A glad heart makes a cheerful face but an aching heart breaks the spirit. Proverbs 15: 13 (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, March 30, 2008

Poem Edited: Sunday, March 30, 2008

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