Down and Out Blues

Down and Out Blues

Mendin’ my shoes with cast off twine,
Bummin’ all day for nickels and dimes,
Ain’t got nuthin’ really mine,
but rags on my back and waitin’ time.

On my corner, Division & Clark
All of us wantin’ one more mark,
All of us waitin’ for that final dark,
That last sleep in Eternity’s park.

April 26, 2000


About elrondsilvermaul

I never know what to say about myself. I let what I write try to speak as to who I am. I can only add, here, that I am 72, live in a nursing home, am twenty years a cancer survivor, and identify as a gay male. I intend to use this blog as storage for poems? written over the long years (and still being written). This does not preclude other uses.
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One Response to Down and Out Blues

  1. PennyD says:

    Ever thought about writing songs, Ray? I could feel the beat.


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