AuthorsDen.com   Join Free! | Login    
   Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Kim Lambert, iStacey Chillemi, iKevin Weeks, iRichard Mason, iAndrew Updegrove, iOwen Thomas, iNordette Adams, i

  Home > Relationships > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Ronald W. Hull

· + Follow Me
· Contact Me
· Success story
· Books
· Articles
· Poetry
· News
· Stories
· Messages
· 825 Titles
· 10,063 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Before 2003

Ronald W. Hull, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
Shalom Tower Syndrome - novel
by Albert Russo

Award finalist in National Best Books 2007,USAbooknews - Alexis, who grew up in Rwanda-Urundi, is the son of an Italian Jew and a beautiful mulatto woman. As a young adu..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Books by Ronald W. Hull
Jailhouse Blues
by Ronald W. Hull
Sunday, April 12, 2009
Rated "G" by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Follow
Recent poems by Ronald W. Hull
•  Cut the Cheese
•  Abilities
•  Clean Page
•  My Synth
•  Peekaboo, Doggie Do
           >> View all 713

An allegory about being trapped by love. San Francisco is my favorite backdrop.

Photo My Grandmother

For a friend in jail.



Jailhouse Blues

Come on Huey, gimmie the news!
Can't shake these jailhouse blues.

Can't rock this rock I'm on,
Alcatraz, come sing my song.

The Bird Man has two in the bush,
show your behind, bird, I'll eat your tush.

I'd swim the San Francisco Bay,
for one night with you in the hay.

But I'm under lock and key,
the key to your heart is where I'd be.

Surfing off of seal rock,
Angel Island for my flock.

But that tide's got a hold on me,
gonna wash me out to sea.

Out on past the Golden Gate,
to Davey Jones Locker's fate.

So save my soul and gimmie the news,
help me shake these jailhouse blues!

Copyright 2009 Ronald W. Hull

4/11/09

Mo Blues
Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Reviewed by L. Figgins
We either trap ourselves--our own worst enemies--or by circumstance beyond our control. The metaphor is great here. And the rhythm of this write rocks the meaning. Like an Elvis shake--you know that almost epileptic fit? Been gone awhile Ron and I can't remember--are you a musician? This is the write of someone with a musical bone. Definately captures the restlessness of one behind bars--literal or emotional.
Reviewed by jude forese
sometimes the grass on the other side of the penitentiary appears greener until your ass falls off the wall onto the other side :)
Reviewed by Jon Willey
a fine allegory and a masterful song writing job to boot Ron -- Alcatraz, as symbolic of icy cold desolation as exists -- peace and love -- Jon Michael
Reviewed by Michael Guy
You write the strangest "Blues tunes" - your a frustrated bluesman for sure. I wouldn't want to swim that bay - a cold death for sure. Be a great tune to a historical re-make movie of some sort...
Later, mike
Reviewed by Sherry Heim
Lockup is no party, though I doubt that it was ever intended to be. This could surely be a rockin' song, one that might get the inmates dancing. Nice write, Ron.
Take care,
Sherry
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson
Good one Ron....,
Reviewed by Ed Matlack
Too bad Elvis is not alive, he could use this as his modern version of the song...Ed
Popular Poetry (Relationships)
  1.  Parental angst...?
  2.  Obligatory
  3.  Checkmate
  4.  Fog Rolls In
  5.  Life As I Now Know It
  6.  star.DUST
  7.  Momma's Boy
  8.  Poem: Your Words
  9.  X-Factor
  10.  Thank You Baby For Loving Me

Till Cheating Do Us Part, a guide to relationships and marital bliss by Chidi Asika-Enahoro

Till Cheating Do Us Part is Chidi's latest book recently released to the market. It offers a radically progressive and impetuous alternative to traditional marriages. ..  
BookAds by Silver, Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.