Liquid Lunch by Stephen Bess

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LIQUID LUNCH: Blues Inspired Poetry by Stephen Bess

My Lady

My lady is as fine as a spring day is pretty,
and sweet as ghetto kool-aid
Yeah, she reminds me of a Negro Spiritual
‘cause every time I get near her
I just want to Steal [her] Away to [me], and Lay Down
my Burden…down by the river side


© Stephen Bess, 2010

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