#9 of 365 – “Listening to Etta James”

“Listening to Etta James”


some things


they move, sometimes carry

life along,

and fill the emptiness

with echoes

of where we



like music

on a gray, flat



or heartache

in the shadows

of an October



some things


like hard lessons from

dark and troubling change,

made softer

by the sweet

stormy ache

of Etta James

About Blackbird

Poet, sculptor, jewelry maker, writer, spouse, parent, crazy person - not necessarily in that order.
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