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A tribute to Bruce Springsteen one of my fav singers

A Poem by Ronin


A tribute to Bruce Springsteen


Madman drummers bummers and Indians in the summer with a teenage diplomat

A leather jacketed rocker working the six strings playing out a future skat

Cut loose like a deuce, another strummer in the New Jersey night

Heading down the highway to Darlington county

Rocking like he was born on the fourth of july

In a deadmans town strumming for your bounty

Those subway sages sitting like the living dead

and those south side sisters sure look pretty

when your playing just to earn some bread

That maximum lawmans still burning up flamingo with the rat and the barefoot girl

From the churches to the jails they hear the music that makes the head whirl

In incandescent heat the bare foot girls still drinking beer on the hood of that Dodge

And the man flashes his guitar like a switchblade hustling for the crowd

Born in the usa to the sound of a future beat

you took to the stage for our fun

cause tramps like you were born to thunder

and rip our souls asunder
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