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A Jazzy Breakfast
by Damaa --
Tuesday, February 22, 2005
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A breakfast worth savoring


This morning I woke up/
hungry for a bowl of Alice Coltrane/
sweetened with the vocals of /
Nancy Wilson/I poured out some Monk and/

sipped a steamy hot cup of/
'trane /I took a bite of Miles and/
my mouth exploded with the bluesy notes/
of Dinah Washington and Billie Holiday/
I savored the rich flavors of Carmen McRae/
notes and rifts/
mellow-dees and harm-on-ees/
fed me and replenished my starved/
body and soul/
I walked away from the table/
full and content/
breaking my fast from the empty/
gnawing that was inside my belly/
I was filled with the nourishment/
provided by the tickling of light and dark/
the playfulness of Sassy/
the soulfulness of Nina/
my heart skipped in double time/
to the tune of "a tisket-a tasket"
I skipped away/
swinging my brown and yellow basket/
full and free!

(c)2005 Berry

         
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Reviewed by Cynth'ya cynthyaspeaks@gmail.com 8/16/2005
Amazing. Everyone talkin' food lately it seems.
Forget Adkins; welcome ooh lahlah!
blessin's
cynth'ya lewis reed
Reviewed by Sandra Mushi 7/10/2005
Woooow! Blackberry this is so full of soul and so jazzy! I was practically dancing to the music it made in my head!! What a healthy filling breakfast!

God bless,

Sandie.
Reviewed by M. B. 2/23/2005
Ohhhh...you make this sound so electrifying and enticing!!
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 2/23/2005
Mmm, mmm, good, Blackberry. Thank you for sharing this delicious offering. Love and peace. Regis
Reviewed by Zenith Elliott 2/23/2005
Beautifully written, you do know how to wake up in style my friend! Peace and best wishes ~Z~
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 2/22/2005
Ah, yes, "Gues Who I Saw Today," Nancy. Thank you for reminding me of that beautiful song, and all the rest. I might even have a seond helping, if ya don't mind.
Reviewed by john zimmerman 2/22/2005
berry,

love this


john+
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader) 2/22/2005
Very interesting write about some old favorites of mine. Yep it sure does pick up the soul.
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 2/22/2005
YUMMY! Delicious write and nourishment for this tired old soul. :) Thanks for the pick me up. :)

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla. :)
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 2/22/2005
now that is one satisfying breakfast, berry! well done!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your tx. friend, karen lynn. :D
Reviewed by Aberjhani 2/22/2005
Now there's some seriously satisfying nourishment for a soul looking to wake up and start the day right. Enjoyed it tremendously.
Reviewed by Sue Hess 2/22/2005
fulfilling poem
Reviewed by E T Waldron 2/22/2005
It was a delight sharing this gourmet jazzy breakfast
with you! Thanks for treat!

Eileen
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