Tag Archives: Blues

At A Half Mumble

Like the song says, if there’s a rock n heaven, you know they got a heck of a band.  Have you ever really stopped to think on all those who rose up like some latter day shamen only to burn … Continue reading

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Talk Is Cheap Rondel

The Poem A Day form for Day#14 is the Rondel form.  The word prompt is ‘sunspot’.  Sorry to say. But, I am not going to use the word prompt.  It’s only provided here in case there is a reader out … Continue reading

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Felt (The Loss of Shangri-la)

It’s interesting.  This poem started of with the intention of being a lighthearted look at the sort of a person who would look at Shangri-La an think that all it’s missing is a casino.  By the time, my pen hit … Continue reading

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Short Form Poetry Workshop: Arkquain String -Sunshine Arkquain

Tonight’s Short Form Poetry Workshop exposed us to the Arkquain String form.  So, what exactly is that and how does it work, right? It was invented by Madison Shaw, aka Arkbear on Allpoetry. 12 lines with ( 1 ) break … Continue reading

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Top Violinists In Popular Music

The following is a compilation I put together of 100 of the top and most popular violinists in popular music through the 20th and 21st Centuries.  This compilation represents a broad cross section of talent that has presented itself in … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Engineer

I wish I was an engineer Rolling along year after year I wish I was an engineer Moaning out my living tears Somewhere along that line Between yours and mine There’s a blues train rolling Where we were strolling Seems … Continue reading

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Neruda Blues

Neruda Blues by Michael Romani If there came a day When you might look my way I think that I would smile No, I know that I would Through my longest mile Feeling the good of your good Your dreams … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo 7: Backsliding Blues

Having to backtrack just a little bit to keep up with the site’s challenges.  I will admit that I have found this year’s challenges more than a little weird.  I don’t do weird very well.  But, I guess that makes … Continue reading

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Sonic Gems: Taj Mahal – The Nacht’l Blues

Born May 17, 1942, Henry Saint Clair Fredericks is an American Blues musician, singer-songwriter and film composer who uses the stage name Taj Mahal.  He is a multi-instrumentalist who plays guitar, piano, banjo, and harmonica among many instruments.  Throughout his … Continue reading

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Sonic Gems: Elmore James – The Sky Is Crying

American blues guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Elmore James was born on January 27, 1918.  Before his death on May 24, 1963, he would become known as the “King of Slide Guitar” who used loud amplification and his wailing voice to … Continue reading

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