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Dayvid Graybill

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Townes Van Zandt
by Dayvid Graybill
Monday, June 07, 2010
Rated "PG13" by the Author.
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His music fills the void he left.


Townes Van Zandt

 

His sadness poured like sweet honey

I listened to Townes cry the blues

Across the strings of his old guitar

Silver words to my soul I found true

 

Out of nowhere thunder crashed

A blue door slams hard in my face

Clouds parting, heaven shines through

Misery pours through my heart with grace

 

Don’t drop the rope in the well with no bucket

Living is hardly living if the water you drink

Tastes bitter like vinegar on a stick

Love is sadness and much more than you think

 

© 2007 Dayvid Graybill

 

 

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Reviewed by Patrick Granfors
Cool bluesy poem with a message from the heart. Did some strumming myself last night on the back deck. Patrick
Reviewed by J'nia Fowler
Beautifully written. J'nia
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson
You have written this well!
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo
He really was a good blues guitarist..

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Rose Rideout
Beautiful words written here Dayvid.

Newfie Hugs, Rose
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan
well written-some very poignant lines here-really well done!
Reviewed by D Johnson
Sounds bluesy, all right, love it.

Cheers,
Dan
Reviewed by Mr. Ed
I, too, love the Blues.
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