Dave Alan Walker

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The Rolling Blues - Poem by Dave Alan Walker

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

Comments about The Rolling Blues by Dave Alan Walker

  • (7/25/2017 6:43:00 PM)

    Right on! Love the Blues, and this poem too! (Report) Reply

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  • (7/18/2013 7:11:00 PM)

    What they said. I like it too (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (2/28/2013 9:14:00 PM)

    This is a poem so mellifluous in tone and sublime in theme! ! (Report) Reply

  • (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

  • Unwritten Soul (2/19/2013 11:20:00 AM)

    And your poem rolling words in blues to moonlight blue hue..lovely_Soul (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

  • Heather Wilson (2/17/2013 4:10:00 PM)

    Music from the heart means so much to many, those old blues will live forever. (Report) Reply

  • (2/15/2013 9:43:00 AM)

    Beautiful comparisons make the poem very captivating! ! (Report) Reply

  • (2/15/2013 5:12:00 AM)

    the last line is fantastic! Dave! Good poem! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, February 14, 2013

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