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All Keyed Up
by D L Johnson
Saturday, April 02, 2011
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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I am not crazy about the title so if someone has a good idea, please let me know-dlj

 All Keyed Up
(Inspired by a Billy Taylor song “I’m a Lover”)
Dan Johnson
© April, 2011

At this moment I’m listening to Billy Taylor
Pound out “I’m a lover” I can see the keys
Sparkle with succinct syncopation, a happy tune
About a guy living in anticipation…of his dream,
But don’t we, don’t we, don’t we all?
We wait for the right moment,
We listen, ‘cause we want to own it,
When the time is right,
Ebony and ivory are locked up tight,
So sweet baby, tonight “I’m a lover,”
And the time, this time, our time for lovin’ is oh so right.

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Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart 4/15/2011
Stay intense Dan, it becomes you.
Reviewed by Patrick Granfors 4/13/2011
Cool poem, locked up tight. Patrick
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 4/8/2011
Sounds great to me, Dan! Enjoyed!

Reviewed by Douglas Bentley 4/8/2011
Sounds good to me. Very upbeat!
Reviewed by Don Juan Amante 4/7/2011
upbeat and perfect!
Reviewed by Chip Bergeron 4/5/2011
Very apt title. Waiting, feels so good it hurts...

Chip Bergeron
Reviewed by Gene Williamson 4/4/2011
Yes, Dan, all keyed up in perfect time...for the right time...
all in syncopated time. -gene.
Reviewed by E T Waldron 4/4/2011
I too like the title,love gets us all keyed up! Good one ,DL!
Reviewed by Debby Rosenberg 4/3/2011
perfect title...enjoyed this tickling of the keys.
Reviewed by Jon Willey 4/3/2011
Dan, I cannot think of a better title(Up Tight and Alright,nah) at the moment. I like this work. It is full of energy and promise, romance and mood. So just just keep tickling the ivories and ebony. I bid you love and peace my dear friend. Jon Michael
Reviewed by pat medlin 4/2/2011
what a fit...the title AND the words...'our time for lovin'is ohsoright'...just plain neat
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 4/2/2011
Jazzy and creative! I do like that title, Dan, as it's full of energy.
Reviewed by George Carroll 4/2/2011
Perfect Title
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 4/2/2011
Lovely and the name fits the poem sweet man...Hugsss
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 4/2/2011
Stroking the love keys, Dan; this poem has a good "feel" to it. Thanks for sharing. Love and peace to you,

Reviewed by Tom Hyland 4/2/2011
DAN ... WORKS 4 ME !!! TK.
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 4/2/2011
Keying in Amour, maybe? The title you have works with this poem, but you asked, and I kinda like my version better, but of course I would, huh? Hah~ And yes, we do all wait for that right moment, sometimes we recognize, sometimes not.

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