Music in His Blood

poem by: Christopher Russon
Written on Nov 11, 2016

He sings all night
And works all day
He is rather big
In a small kind of way.

His heart would always
Skip a beat
When playing his music
In the street.

The crowd would always
Gather round to listen
To his self-made sound.
He never made it in the charts
Like so many others with his art.

Acoustic guitar, amp and a plug
That is all he needs
When he has music in his blood.

 

Tags: happy, humor, rhyme, beat, inspirational,

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Cecilia Crasto commented:
Good poem, so many are born with talent but don't have the opportunities that others have.
ann parks commented:
talent isn't just about fame.....I sing to myself sometimes
Christopher Russon commented:
Thank you Ann for your comment.where I live in Birmingham There are so many talented musicians.
Raychill Ellisonwonderland commented:
very cool...music in blood. cant live without.
Christopher Russon commented:
Thank you Raycill for your comment.
Christopher Russon commented:
Sorry Cecilia.I forgot to thank you for your comment.
A previous user commented:
Good poem! We dont have to be rock stars to be musicians. Just for the joy of music.
Christopher Russon commented:
Thank you Ellen for your comment.
Frank byrne commented:
Nice poem Chris......the best heavy metal bands came out of Birmingham way back in the 70s....Black Sabbath being the best of the lot!!......I still listen to them.......Ozzy !!!.....
Christopher Russon commented:
Ozzy came from my town Birmingham.I like him great bloke. Another singer from Birmingham is Robert plant he never left his roots he keeps in touch with his mates from the past.another great bloke.
Christopher Russon commented:
Sorry Frank thank you for your comment.
Maria Williams commented:
Very well written, sounds like someone I know
Frank byrne commented:
Just had pleasure reading this poem again Chris........Liverpool had the best bands in the 60s.....but Your home town Birmingham..totally dominated the 70s. with all the "Brummy" bands..great stuff!.......my grandson Charlie, used to "busk" out on the streets a few years back...he certainly has "music in his blood". ....as he now studies music at Leeds university...love the poem Chris...
Christopher Russon commented:
Thank you Frank for your comment.A more recent band that I have been following is a band Called Ben's brother .I bought 3 of there albums that they had made.Jamie Hartman is a Very impressive songwriter .I wonder if your Grandson has heard of them.but I still love The band's of the sixtys .I hope your grandson does well in music.
Ja Ja commented:
Reads like musical lyrics. Thank you
Christopher Russon commented:
Thank you Ja Ja.for your comment. Just a simple poem about one of many talented street singers.

 

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