Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Liquid Lunch: Photo and Poem


Photo: My grandfather (pictured right) and friend in the Army--1944





One Shot


Gimme one shot 'o liquor to chase 'dis beer
Just one shot 'o liquor to chase 'dis beer
Gimme two more shots
and I'll run all 'dese folks outa here!

makes no difference to me if it's scotch or rum

makes no difference to me if it's scotch or rum

Gimme two mo' shots and my head is sho' to be numb

I figure it'll take some of the sting off that mighty blow

I got waitin' on me at home when I walk through that front do'





Note: Excerpt from my book of Blues-Inspired poetry, Liquid Lunch
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