Saturday Night

Poem By Sallie Howson

Red pen
White wine
Van Morrison
Belting it out
And a blank page

Comments about Saturday Night

The perfect evening! ! ! ! You are a master at setting a scene and setting it with so few but well chosen words
I'm convinced poetry is from the soul.....perhaps this person sees dead. Though it leaves me wondering.....whom might the deceased one be! Let's play 'Moondance once more' be absolutely sure!
ohhh poor old van..don't kill him off yet..he's irish and still touring
'Van Morrison 'United States rock singer (1943-1971) , inspiring....

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