a soul soothing downbeat

a heart wrenching tome

no Johnny come lately


just leave me at home

or jerk me to upright

then rattle my bones


your talented fingers

never idle alone

finding my far away


sweet low Dixieland

that sound so forlorn

comin'up from the gut man


movin' and down thru the horn

harsh low down music

sweet sounds newly born


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

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


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

I really like this, nan.

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



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

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


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.


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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