New York Way To Play

September 14, 2011
By Joseph Miller BRONZE, South Plainfield, New Jersey
Joseph Miller BRONZE, South Plainfield, New Jersey
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Here in the big apple,
Resides the way to play;
Jazz! A jubilee of inspiration,
Deeply in love with the styles of creation

Ting! Ring! Ping!
Echo off the cracked, wooden sticks
Meeting the cymbal,
the drummer meets the beat
Like the pace of a runner’s feet.

Easy in my chair,
In the back of the room,
The bass booms through the air,
strings meeting lacquer.

The stench of liquor and smoke
pollutes the club, yet the music
stays refined and unwavering,
As if it all fits in.

This is the New York way to play,
To screech,
To say,
To reach,
and get carried away.


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on Sep. 22 2011 at 12:07 am
Hey, Joe M., nice poem! Very well done, young man!!!!

on Sep. 20 2011 at 7:57 pm
jordanadaire BRONZE, South Plainfield, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass, it's about learning to dance in the rain."

Really well written! :)

on Sep. 19 2011 at 9:42 pm
Daria Approvato SILVER, South Plainfield, New Jersey
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this was the derpest derp i've ever derped. me gusta.

Herpaderp said...
on Sep. 19 2011 at 9:04 pm
Deep. herpa Derpa deep.




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