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Net of Safety
April 7, 2007
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IN HARMONIOUS FLOW
The time between us now so far It's only traces found in songs, The beauty in the world of sound. Accurate description with saxophone Of how emotions swing. Deep the feelings of long ago Kept active in harmonious flow, A balance against bad feelings That our love-affair showed When the fire-crackers fizzled And the love went cold. But a priceless portion at the core Illuminates that glory Thru celestrial tunes that soothe me When the nights run long and cold. UNION WON As if a distant star I wonder where you are, What gestures fill your days. Listening to musicians play Mellow flowing harmony I remember how you held me: The flow so strong and warm The undercurrent of every tune Still haunts me every dawn. The dreams are union won Caught in romantic songs To fill the days with rhythm Remembering what we'd done. SOUNDS DISPLAY The January thaw dramatic. Life's experiences flash and fade. Each evening, listening, I ponder: What a fool to turn away But the threat of jail-time Broke the bond we'd made, Tho I had surrendered my soul to you! Thus the urge can't be stayed But flows thru sounds created When jazz freaks play, And listening to such harmony My thanks in sounds display The beauty when we merged as one Only death can take away. WARMTH FLOWING The therapy: a joint of weed, Mellow flow of sax, guitar, drums Full range of piano, bass, horn Pouring out of the speakers As I sit here, alone. Angry that the brain exploded Which locked you from my home But the beauty in our union Plays on in every tune. Our love shifted into song And every time I'm listening Your image flashes rhythmically Warmth flowing thru my bones.