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Prince, Bowie and Lemmy

I finally had a little cry today about Prince going. Funny it was set off by listening to Bowie, Let me sleep beside you, a song about getting older. It cut me up because Prince, Bowie and Lemmy (all major influences) have all gone and can't write about it anymore :(

David Bowie - Let Me Sleep Beside You Lyrics

Baby, baby, brush the dust of youth from your shoulder
Because the years of fretting days are right behind you now
Don't return to fields of green where rainbow secrets were told
Place your ragged doll with all the toys and things and deeds
I will show you a game where the winner never wins Let your hair hang down, wear the dress your mother wore
Let me sleep beside you Lock away your childhood and throw away the key
For now the streets and city sounds will burn your eyes as coals
We shall drink the oldest wine and velvet skies will linger
Child, you're a woman now, your heart and soul are free
I will boldly light that lamp and we shall walk together Let your hair hang down, wear the dress your mother wore
Let me sleep beside you Your darkened eyes throw mystery
But your lips are void of history
You could not imagine that it could happen this way, could you
I will give you dreams and I'll tell you things you'll like to hear Let your hair hang down, wear the dress your…

My first published poem on paper

My first published poem in paper and they got the title wrong, should be: "And we did"


See the full text here: http://justintuijl.blogspot.co.uk/2016/01/and-we-did-by-justin-tuijl.html