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I Love New Orleans!
by Todd-Michael St. Pierre

Sunday, May 17, 2009
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From the new book "A Streetcar Named Delicious: I Love New Orleans Cookbook!" by Todd-Michael St. Pierre--- Coming in June of 2009!

 

I love a Sno-ball in August,
I love a King Cake smile,
I love a funky brass band, and
Time to enjoy it a while!

I love those French Quarter nights,
I love Old Man River too!
I love the krewes and long parades,
And walks on the levee with you!
 
I love my Rex and Bacchus,
I love that big Creole moon,
I love a nice Jazz Funeral,
On a sticky day in June!
 
I love St. Louis Cathedral,
I love a Sazerac... OH...
I love a place where snow falls,
Once every decade or so!

I love neutral grounds and crawfish,
Crazy Fat Tuesdays and such!
I love friends like Vic and Nat'ly,
Yes, I love New Orleans so much!
 
I love Esplanade and Bourbon,
And the St. Charles streetcar line,
In the city that care forgot,
I love that Poydras Street sign!

I love a fresh Muffuletta,
I love Lafitte and Laveau!
Sometimes a song just says it best...
What a Wonderful World, Satchmo!
 
Gimme the Saints in the big game,
May I live to see them win!
Gimme barbecued shrimp and Dixie,
When at last they go marching in!

I love a fried oyster poboy,
Beignets and a good etouffee,
I Love and I miss New Orleans...
Much more on a day like today!

 

Hell and high water, we've seen our share of both, still no other place, could even come close!

Note: Poem is a newer version of my old poem Gimme N'awlins.

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Reviewed by LadyJtalks LadyJzTalkZone (Reader) 5/23/2009
I love being warm again as I've graced the streets of Texas. Richmond/Rosenberg though I will say must be a far cry from what you find there. May I be blessed to visit this one day. Lady J
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 5/20/2009
Wonderful writing,I certainly cant wait to get this book sweet man..well done as always..keep smiling...Hugsss
Reviewed by Edwin Hurdle 5/20/2009
I love reading this poem about New Orleans.A great place to be.take care

EDWIN
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 5/18/2009
to have known and enjoyed the richness of this place is rich indeed-lots to miss!



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