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Aretha (Friday Night Poetry Corner #180)

 

Good evening everyone and again, welcome to another Friday Night Poetry corner. This week, this fantastic poet name JOHN W. LEYS, gave us a tribute poem of the late, great queen of soul, Aretha Franklin. Check it out and visit this poet’s home blog. You will be disappointed.

Darkness of His Dreams

aretha_franklin_port_452-h_2018For Aretha Franklin (1942-2018)

Aretha, Queen of Soul
Every note a prayer,
Smooth as silk,
Strong as steel.
Singing the blues
With the rhythm
Of her soul.
Standing tall with
Conviction and confidence,
The content of her character
Demanding respect.

8/18/18

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The Father Of Rock-N-Roll: Tribute To Chuck Berry

Good evening my fellow bloggers. Sadly a short time ago my hometown loss its great son, Mr. Chuck Berry–Rock & Roll King! Here is a great piece by Some Unique Magazine’s CEO/Founder F. Kenneth Taylor, honoring Mr. Berry, this talented, beloved elder who is now with the endless energy of time..

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By
F. Kenneth Taylor

On Saturday, March 18th, 2017; the music industry lost the ‘Father of Rock-n-Roll,’ some would rightfully argue, and music legend and icon, Chuck Berry. The St. Louis, MO native and music pioneer died at his Wentzville, MO home from natural causes, and currently no autopsy has been planned.  Born, Charles Edward Anderson, on October 26th, 1926, music entered Berry’s life very early as he discovered inspiration from Gospel, Blues, and even Country.

Photographer Unk. Chuck Berry. http://www.chuckberry.com. Mar. 20, 2017

Chuck Berry stepped on stage for the first time at Sumner High School, a well-known landmark among St. Louis natives and residents.  Unfortunately, as a teen, Berry was mischievous and troublesome, and soon found himself spending three years in reform school for his actions. Upon his release in 1947, he settled into normal life, earning degrees in Hairdressing and Cosmotology, before landing employment…

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