The Sounds



Sounds in the happy morning,
Sounds in the smoke-filled gray of night,
Sounds in these maligned ears

Are fervid, are bright.
Miles and Stan make like reincarnations of pan.
The tortured soul of bird
Blows melodies, which, through some strange metamorphosis,

Still can be heard.
Lambert, Hendricks, and Ross
Wail with all their blood's force.
Captain Basie and crew blow
Thunderstorms: blue.

It's a feast! A jazz barbecue!
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Submitted on October 06, 2009

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme XAX AXBX BXXXC C
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 409
Words 68
Stanzas 4
Stanza Lengths 3, 4, 5, 1

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