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Evocation - a draft of memory

Springsteen sings of The Wall

In memory of a country’s losses

And of his young heroes

But for me an image returns

Of my father, walking there… 81 more words

Poetry

The Best Jewel Thief in the World

A colleague asked me who my musical influences were today. prompted, I think, by me belting out show tunes in the middle of the office. I know, I know, very David Brent… 769 more words

Cockburn

Independence Day

Dear Dad,

A belated happy birthday. You would have been 100 in August. Sorry we didn’t get to celebrate that one together, but then, you never were keen on calling attention to yourself. 764 more words

The Boss, Gav and I.

I read recently that Bruce Springsteen has been performing for 50 years having started at the tender age of 14. Yet it was Christmas 2010 before I properly uncovered his work. 1,135 more words

Friendship

23 December 2001

Probably about 8 in the morning. Sitting in the lounge listening to Springsteen. Feeling okay. Strange, disc-like dreams last night. I know what I mean, although I doubt I will later. 403 more words

Same Old Song

One night in high school
I was relaxing in bed
Thinking I was so cool in the dark
Listening to Springsteen
On my new Memorex tapes… 220 more words

Poetry