Blues stories, books, poems, and more

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A flash fiction about a missing muse, and the detective to find it. Read More
One of my earlier poetic efforts from the 1990's. This work is heavily inspired by the Blues Poetry of Langston Hughes, a writer I share a birthday with. Read More

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Just a poem that uses Blues-Titles to tell a story. Read More

Tags: bars, music, blues, smokey

Reads: 193

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Just a little poem/song about home and insanity. Read More
Sorry, I tried to be up-beat. --- I did try. ... Just thoughts of today and towards the future. Read More

Tags: blues, 2021

i can't be the only one that feels this way, there's a certain amount of peace you feel in the early morning and as time goes by and the world wakes up.. it dissolves into the loud. Read More
A mystery speaker in a dream who helped lead Ray Charles toward his musical identity Read More

Poem / Humor

April 12, 2020

Reads: 278

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He'll be here! Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 25, 2020

Reads: 449

Comments: 1

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Short poem about having the blues! Read More

Reads: 320

Comments: 2

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Tags: life, blues

A lonely gamer is forced to take a hard look at his wasted life when he no longer has access to his escape from reality. Read More
A banjo playing bullfrog wanders around a southern swamp looking for gigs, grandeur and a very gnarly gnat. Read More
When Ella Preston chose her music career over marriage, she didn't think it would be this hard. After all, the blues is in her blood and Los Angeles is the city of dreams. But after an unexpected tragedy forces her back home, she must confront the memories she left… Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 14, 2018

Reads: 464

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An update on the trade rumors surrounding Montreal Canadien's captain, Max Pacioretty Read More

Tags: blues, nhl, canadiens

Poem / Romance

December 14, 2017

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Comments: 2

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Our personal experiences must act as a warning bell for others. Rownak was not very enthusiastic to visit the United States, especially Miami. Her deepest worries about the possible consequences of visiting the States prevented her from looking forward to any form of enjoyment. Who would know, that these… Read More
Ramblings on the path of the Blues Dervish. Read More
Just a little ditty that touches on songs writing and the Blues. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 28, 2016

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Comments: 1

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I was listening to some blues and found inspiration there for this here poem (which I'm hoping to make into a song). It's about temptation and lust, and loosing yourself. Read More

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The poem is a soliloquy in which the person is tired of everything and wants a clean state protocol to be enabled. He is ranting and being miserable in his free time, hence the title Sunday Blues. Read More

Miscellaneous / Young Adult

February 06, 2016

Reads: 483

Comments: 1

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I'm a student and like to write. My write-up is about me remembering things and describing my current life. It's interesting. Read More

Tags: memory, blues, rhythms

blues great Junior Kimbrough's one of a kind sound Read More
On days like this, all I can do is write it out. Read More
Ode To the Great BB King Read More

Tags: king, blues, bb

Book / Other

December 23, 2014

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Jay porter, a former comedian, who started viewing the world differently after discovering the art in people, but never settled down ever since .. He faced extreme ups and downs, which led to a huge breakthrough in his life. Read More
A short story about the wife of prominent homicide detective out to party since her husband is away at a poker tournament. She is of the outrageous variety and has gathered friends and family to keep her in check. Read More

Tags: food, lesbian, women, fun, bar, blues

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