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I Caught the Blues

I caught the Blues. When you have the blues

Your world crushes you.

You wonder when you'll get up

It all seems too difficult 

Just breathing is what I can do. 

How did I not see that "train‐wreck" coming? 

Everybody else surely did 

Guess I got cross-eyed when I laid eyes on you 

You sent these blues that taunt me 

But, slowly I rise and turn the music on

I begin to dance and sway to the beat

Sweet soul rhythms will hold me tight tonight

Distract me from yesterdays I need to forget

Please restore me and cure my Blues

 

Joyce Kasanonkwas Sundheim 

December 2022

Paris Reflections
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