Shiny Harmonica



In a soldiers’ camp
With a storm at sea
Round a campfire glow
Come and play with me.
As a Mongol’s trade
For some aged goat cheese
On the quiet back porch
‘Gainst a summer breeze.
I have tunes you know
Others haunt a bit
Gentled hearts will glow
At the warmth of it.
Music brings us all
To a sweet accord.
Maybe brings One Home
To our calling Lord.
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Written on December 27, 2022

Submitted by dougb.72572 on December 27, 2022

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme ABCBDEFECGCGHIJI
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 354
Words 74
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 16

Douglas Blair

Blogging poems since 2008. Once a lawyer in general practice. Then 32 years as Shipper in a heavy metal fabricating plant. Retired 2022. Married and father of two. Poet. Hiker. Harmonica Busker. Gospel enthusiast. Photographer. http://shootdempix.blogspot.com/ more…

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