a soul soothing downbeat

a heart wrenching tome

no Johnny come lately

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just leave me at home

or jerk me to upright

then rattle my bones

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your talented fingers

never idle alone

finding my far away

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sweet low Dixieland

that sound so forlorn

comin'up from the gut man

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movin' and down thru the horn

harsh low down music

sweet sounds newly born

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Comments

MsGrant Aug. 8, 2010 @ 11:54 a.m.

Nan, that was swell!! The last stanza gave me shivers of delight!!

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antigeekess Aug. 9, 2010 @ 7:34 p.m.

I really like this, nan.

Love the way it's structured; the artwork is perfect.

:)

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nan shartel Aug. 9, 2010 @ 7:48 p.m.

thx hunnypants...how how u been lately...i haven' seen ya around much ;-)

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Rocket_J_Squirrel Aug. 9, 2010 @ 11:24 p.m.

tapping out some tunes on my xylophone, Johnny my cat meows and moans, starts swingin' his tail like a metronome, and looks for a way to escape my home-

a foul note happens (shouldn't have eaten those beans), Johnny cat passes out, wakes up and climbs the screens, looks at me and snarls "you're really mean!"

so i switch to the congas and tap on the skins, Johnny cat mellows out and comes back in, meowing and purring with a catnip happy grin, lays at my feet and starts to snooze, then he hacks up a GINORMOUS fur ball all over my new shoes.

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nan shartel Aug. 10, 2010 @ 6:02 a.m.

it's just so wrong for cats to try and play jazz...hiya rocket!!!!!

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