Sundown Diner

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  • Grito
  • GRITO PASSED AWAY ON DECEMBER 17TH, 2010 All the poems I post here are my own and are © ed. Thank you for your visit!.

Sundown Diner

Stainless steel
calm tooled counter,
cool and to the touch real.
Tall leather stools, strong cups,
ketchup, white aprons, saucers,
warm pies, creme pitcher,
glass salt and pepper shakers.

New Jersey 1987, lost in together.
hazy windy pains upon the window
frost comes by the sill,
hestation with qualms as headlights go.
This misty wet weather,
glimmers as wither goes winter,
red swirl patterned but never still.

The same comfortable booth,
padded wood and perfumeless, 
with it's juke box player.
A click to hear R.C.A. sooth
from the master crooner,
and in stormy weather choose Elvis, 
released in September 1957, Blue Christmas.

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towersongs commented on Sundown Diner

01-18-2010

on the boulevard of broken dreams just down from lonely street. good poem, great lines particularly hazy.windy pains upon the window..

lunamarie commented on Sundown Diner

01-18-2010

ohhhh ... you got me ... the misty weather ... the diner ... Elvis! ... mmmmm ... sigh .......... Luna

Grito

01/18/2010

So smooth and excellent a review, thank you kind Lunamarie!!!

StandingBear commented on Sundown Diner

01-18-2010

Ahh yes, the almost forgotten nostalgia you bring to life for the visual reader. Root beer in a frosted mug please! Press C7 .. Tommy James and The Shondells next .. "Dizzy" .. Great write!

Grito

01/18/2010

It is as if we were both there, like we all have been there with that juke box, thank you for your excellent review DtandingBear!!

StandingBear

08/07/2010

Every time I hear this great classic song play .. Grito and Aixa will come to mind! SBear

danmartyjake1 commented on Sundown Diner

12-28-2009

This poem brought up a lot of memories and feelings for me, and I guess it must for many. Thanks for so accurately describing the booth in the corner and the overall experience to a T!

Grito

12/28/2009

A double Mint Julip for dear DMJ!!!!

jademelissa74 commented on Sundown Diner

12-28-2009

Ahhhhh... I can imagine eating a cheeseburger and drinking a strawberry shake, kicking it back, listening to music. The flow and the imagery, as usual, are impeccable! Thank you for the entertainment....count me down for the diner's visit :))

Grito

12/28/2009

A Kaluha with creme for Jade!!!

If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry.

Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) American poet.

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