Tag Archives: darkness

The breezes of summer enlaced with a grim design

When I read Totally Optional Prompts‘ request for summer poems, a line from Richard Fariña‘s The Children of Darkness immediately came to my mind – hence this somber summer ballad with its grim design in place of something from my … Continue reading

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Until my darkness goes

More lyrics – this time an all-time gem from the Rolling Stones a propos the theme of ‘night’ given by Sunday Scribblings. The Youtube live video below shows the band in their very young days with Brian Jones on sitar … Continue reading

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It’s all right, ma

That’s me out here in the darkness by the rusty ex-Texaco station That’s me, ma, your son Frank, who’s only bleeding Frankie got on the wrong track, ma, and Frankie got himself shot And that’s why your son Frankie is … Continue reading

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