Silver Screen Productions/Mildred Alpern | Jazzed Up NYC - My Thanksgiving Poem

Jazzed Up NYC - My Thanksgiving Poem

November 23, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

The skyline of the city frames smooth toe-tapping jazz

With blue notes high and low in syncopated beat

The Freedom Tower’s solo is a complex rhythmic call

For all surrounding scrapers to respond in varied styles.

But a cruise ship passes by like a strident brassy blast

And eclipses big band’s swing and its riffing bebop sounds

Till disappearing past, the river’s ceaseless current flow

Muffles the final coda as jazz notes melt away.

HIgh and Low Jazz Notes copyHIgh and Low Jazz Notes copyOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Blare of Brass shipBlare of Brass shipOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Notes Melt AwayNotes Melt AwayOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

 


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