“Guitar solo”

Short music-themed poems, in 25 words or less

Paul Gallagher
Oct 31 · 1 min read

Track #9, “Guitar solo”

Guitar strings
intravenously connected
to a musician’s fingers,
medicating in the key of A(drenalin).

Bleeding pure oxygen
to the amplifier,
sustaining the song,
resuscitating fans.

BB King, from 1973, performing in a prison, credit Sing Sing Concert
For the hardcore fans, just press play and let Jimi take you to the solos. (If you must, fast forward to 1:35, then 3:16.)
The Star Spangled Banner, 1969, Woodstock.

🎸 This is part of a series of music-themed poems published in Music Voices. Ask me for a word to define in 25 words or less… just add a comment.

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📚 Published author (Random House), editor, strategist, faithful despite MS (a temporary, daily companion). Newsletter: ratedpg.net/news

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Music Haven — Music counts, speaks and matters — Curving your soul’s arch

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