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Hastings shave and a haircut

[choppy breathy with 1950's rock of notes A D E]
On Atlas' shoulders – romance
Mushrooms - wild - flashing eyes
Head tied up in kNots – spinning
RockNRoll Never Dies –

[breathy “SIGHS” with PERCUSSION)

Spiritual communion
Climbing up to balcony
Cool lips half a recital
Till hot choreography
Steams out insecurities
Requesting to stay over

So, what would be wrong with that?

No Sunset phenomenom
Casts anchor off crushed island
Volcano checked its choking
Mired on Mimi's mimosa

Mother Hubbard won't let you
Have your cake and eat it too
That cookie crumbled against
The Count of Monte Christo

Celebrity attraction.

Making out in memory
That mind's journey full of lies
Turned off heat under the hood
Turned its back on shooting stars
Fire starter, tender, plain
But faltered sparks dampened quick.

End - Now – what might have been
Navigation won't fly

Reality “A New Pace”
Even comics would envy
Until calmed by chamomile.
Some surprisepersistent doubts
Stoke Green Dragon's rising will
To melt ice maker's heart

Then do – give me more of that lip
Lounging longing lunging kiss

Sleepless Saturday duels
Fixation ferments freedom
One aching foot laced so tight
The other foot kept asleep
Until another shoe drops
And he sweeps her off her feet

Not too late but overdue
Ant saints are not marching in
As together we take off
Franc-ly - swirling On The Lake

Distant river chandeliers
Scratch the fringes of romance
Coax and cajole rejoinders
Soon succumb to soft caress
Slip sliding away softened
Comforter of a conscience

[Electric guitar here starts acid-rock with heavy fast E minor chords]
Kataphatic goals can go
Check pending criteria
Apophatic phantasms
Ready for heart's void chamber
Clouds hold hands wetting shaved lips
Candor backlights romance kiss
Hair whisks away with fresh breaths
Strobing the turnaround point

This was performed (not sung - but with music chords for line emphasis points) at a gig at Hastings Music Store in Bartlesville OK in 2009.
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Submitted on August 26, 2014

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