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Love Me Do
larrylark

'You'll do for me'
 1
a spinning vinyl 45,
 2
start of a different life,
 3
'Where are we going?'
 4
'To the toppermost
 5
of the poppermost'
 6
 
 
Cut 4th September '62,
 7
a faint trace of Bruce Chanel's
 8
'Hey Baby',
 9
but brand new.
 10
Love me do,
 11
a different perfume
 12
 
 
laced the air.
 13
Bluesy style,
 14
like bare brick-walled
 15
suburban living rooms.
 16
Listening to that tune
 17
Lounging on a shag-pile carpet.
 18
 
 
Hit number 17,
 19
with unvarnished honesty,
 20
raw vocals – dry,
 21
recorded as sung
 22
without echo.
 23
Wailing harmonica,
 24
 
 
Passionate and overblown
 25
but no bent note,
 26
Northern with a twist
 27
of Lennon breezing
 28
through. It changed
 29
the tone, moving us
 30
 
 
from grey; the first chime
 31
of revolution's bell,
 32
artless in itself, soon
 33
to become art,
 34
a different part of ourselves,
 35
yet brand new
 36
such a deep well
 37
on which we drew.
 38

24 Jan 04

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Oh... the Beatles girl is back!!
 — aforbing

Very nicely done but seems a bit verbose here and there. 'a' L8, L17 Lounging to that tune/ on shagpile. L36 is a disappointing finale. Still, no matter, you have a very engaging style and ring bells for me.
 — unknown

yes, a disappointing finale but excellent elsewhere. Perhaps end at line 30 so you don't sound so "And then a revolution began, kids... Wow man, it was cosmic loving, getting free from the aliens in our dramas, but then we became buddies with anyone and everyone with grunge: we took the plunge into hate. You can use that if you want larkster. (C)  
 — unknown

After my comment, I notice "Alien Evil Twin" in the recently commented list- this synchronicity thing seems to have no limits.
 — unknown

at the top of the list, (to give why it is so synchronous more accurately).
 — unknown

Good poem, great song!
 — Isabelle5

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