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"Riding with Miles and Dave" by Eric Wayne Flynn

Updated on February 19, 2014
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"Riding with Miles and Dave"

In hot pursuit of the 22

Woozy from the morning paying me it's dews

Get it?

Got it

Hoppin up on to the 22 I pay my way

I stumble but keep my balance as I pick my seat

First I check to see if it's wet

Dry, all clear, so I sit down for my session

I proceed to get my fix

My friend Dave has now entered the mix

I take five, chewing on a "Take Five", listening to "Take Five"

I'm a good listener, so shit I'll take ten

Headed downtown, you can call me "Mr. Broadway"

As we ride a "Strange Meadow Lark" lands on my shoulder

Taking flight, away, way into my brain

A pacifier with wings to ease my pain

Relaxing...

The next stop is a few Miles away

I say "So What" as I draw "Sketches of Spain"

Sipping on some "Bitches Brew", I've acquired a taste

Jazz sounds delicious, wrapping me up in it's sweet embrace

I ride smiling

Inside; Dave and Miles continue to swim into my canal and down into my belly

Warming me up as good friends always do

I arrive at my stop, Miles and I get "Right Off"

It's a good thing because I've got a half hour to kill

I've got a date with "Audrey", we are watching the sun set together





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      Jamie Lee Hamann 3 years ago from Reno NV

      This contains some of the great moments of jazz, thanks for keeping the beat. very well. Jamie

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      Eric Wayne Flynn 3 years ago from Providence, Rhode Island

      Thanks Jamie, glad you liked it, two of my favorite jazz musicians for sure.

      EWF

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      Robert A. Joseph 3 years ago

      Miles Davis....I tell you, Eric, brought me back to my trumpet and jazz days; thanks! As always, a poignant and emotional piece.

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      Eric Wayne Flynn 3 years ago from Providence, Rhode Island

      Hey Robert, I'm a keys player but the trumpet was always a favorite of mine, the tone speaks to me. Glad you enjoyed this.

      EWF

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