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by Chris Sorrenti

Day Off

no shower
no shave
mail sits
in the box
without remorse
I’m stealing time
starving madness
feeding the soul
having fun
doing what I
never seem able to
if not for an

© 2001

That Perfect Mix

been going on for years
an odd assortment
of one hit wonders
classic tunes
laying down tracks
to move a soul
no matter the occasion

latest favorites
gradually added
to golden oldies
a lineage of decks
always at the ready
each new cassette
one step closer
in the process

dubbing combinations
proven by taste and time
except for a song
out of place
here and there
striving for that
perfect mix

© 2001

160 hits as of May 2020


Author's Note: Two unrelated poems that share a page in Ripples.

Posted on 05/31/2019
Copyright © 2020 Chris Sorrenti

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