POEM: Valentine’s Day

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Valentine’s Day

the shades are down though
the day is overcast
Josh White is singing
“House Of The Rising Sun”
warm vinyl suffusing the air
with honey-scented blues
one boy is on the couch
napping cat above him
the other at the computer
napping cat at his feet

this is a moment
to capture in amber
so its DNA can be extracted
years later when these boys
have boys of their own
in some far-off town
& I’m listening to Josh White
with two different cats
& my memories
to keep me company

/ / /

Jason Crane
14 February 2015
Oak Street

Bonus: Here’s Josh White singing “House Of The Rising Sun”

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2 Responses to POEM: Valentine’s Day

  1. Gail says:

    This a LIKE…from Gail

  2. Jenn W-B says:

    That sounds like a truly wonderful, perfectly lovely day. 🙂

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