Wipers in D minor

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Jazz piano
in D minor

A note that's allowed
the pain
that's caused
and delivered

the shadowed sound
from the speakers
is the sigh
that pulls me back
to that place
that she once held

but I wont respond
just keep 
the kerb 2 foot away-

no turning
back around
to hear her needs

my wants
are the rear-view
that cause the
eye's to blink
wet memories away

washed in
rythmn like the cab's
slow wipers
with each argument
pushed aside

but her perfume
is still attached
to this guilty
drink like lipstick
on the glass

that she once held
Monk fills the space
that she now leaves.


Words and image Tommy Carroll

◄ Mum

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Tommy Carroll

Fri 22nd Mar 2019 21:54

Cheers Ray, I'm thinking the same - ?

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Tue 12th Mar 2019 22:42

A long and fascinating way of extolling the great pianist Tommy. It all feels claustrophobic and yet in its own way liberating - at a high price. I like this type of thought poem you do, you have a knack with it! A fair bit of angst is good in my book.


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