A Single Saxaphone.

A Single Saxaphone.

A Poem by Gee

Drinking to forget

Plays blue, a single saxophone,
plays heartache and despair,
to hang heavy in the gauloises fog
above the broken gathered there.
Who sit alone with half drained glass
at tables laid for two,
just memories in the chair across,
of a love or loves once knew.
Cold comfort sought, cold comfort found
in stupors arms, alone,
serenaded by suicidal thoughts
and a single saxophone........

© 2017 Gee

Author's Note

Hope this reads ok, any help improving appreciated

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Wow! This has such melody! A lovely descriptive piece I almost felt I was in that 'gin joint' watching the 'billy no mates' at the table in the corner. The tempo of this is so good as are the words chosen to provoke images and the final line is sublime.

Posted 11 Months Ago


11 Months Ago

Thanks John, am chuffed with your review
Jazz in a Parisian bar. Yep! Just right once upon a time. The cabbage smell of Gauloise. Every body dressed in black. Everybody with funny little goatee's and no moustaches even the men.
Trauffaut sitting across from you chatting with Camus and eyeing up Simone De Beauvoir. I'm trying to catch the eye of Catherine Denuerve. Excellent stuff.

Posted 11 Months Ago


11 Months Ago

Cheers Ken. Might replace my words with yours

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22 Reviews
Added on June 11, 2017
Last Updated on June 11, 2017
Tags: Loneliness.....



Milton keynes, United Kingdom

Simple stuff scribbled badly....under no illusions as to my limitations more..


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