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Sunday was chicken and collards with rice.
Yesterday, fried ham and bacon served twice.
But today, no Lord, it's in your hands—
ain't nothin’ shaken on this plate, just the baby grand.

I get tipsy when bread dough’s risin’, like my love.
Good God, I can’t help myself, like my love.
Straight from the stove,
butter meltin’ on slabs o’ warm bread.
I say, I get tipsy when the yeast goes to my head.

Sweet Jesus, I can’t hear you,
you know  what I’m talkin’ about.
Soon as the weather breaks tonight,
she's goin’ out, she won’t be stayin’ in.
She’ll smell BBQ from the chicken shack
near the red lights 'cross town.

But this sinner don’t care what she wears
or doesn't cook, and I'll beg
as the darkness swallows her from my sight.

I was listening to some prime blues on my headphones last night and suddenly got the urge to write some "song lyrics" like I'd written a blues song myself. The rough draft has since gone through numerous tweaks. Still, I enjoyed putting this together even though I've never written a piece in this style, but blues has been running through me ever since I can remember listening to music. If you want to hear the music that inspired me, click on the link:… - Robert William Gary Moore (4 April 1952[1] – 6 February 2011), was a Northern Irish musician, most widely recognised as a singer and guitarist.)

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CelestialMemories Jan 9, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
This is very beautiful lovely Jade :)

Congratulations on your DD (sorry I'm so late :hug:)
:hug: Gosh thank you so very much, Kyle - certainly it's better late than never, besides, you're actually not late at all, not for something like this! :blowkiss:
CelestialMemories Jan 10, 2014  Hobbyist Writer

We have a restaurant here that has live jazz and blues every Wednesday and this felt like something I would hear there! :hug: 

You are very welcome!
vespera Jan 7, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I like this, very bluesy lol
Why thank you, Woodrow - yes, that's the idea. :nod:
rlkirkland Jan 6, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
A wonder for sure. :)
Llama Emoji-02 (Blush) [V1] Ahh Ronnie, you're just sayin' that. Oh Stop It 
rlkirkland Jan 6, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
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