Schmettern (forget loud, but with a certain force, yes.)

Dean Martin has the tone I was working for.

 

Blue Moon: Singing is good for you

 

There are reasons singing is good for you.

I sing because it makes me feel good.

 

This is a strange story. I was in hospital.

An ultra-sound had been ordered.

(That’s all you need to know about that.)

 

I went into the ultra-sound singing Blue Moon.

Don’t ask me why.

 

Halfway thru the ultra-sound

I thought why am I doing this

so I ceased singing at such

a strange time.

 

And then a voice; from where

I couldn’t say; not above, so

it wasn’t God. (And I wasn’t

that far gone though I sure

could have been – long story.)

 

The voice said “Don’t stop;

we were enjoying that.” (Truth

being; so was I, both the effort and sound.)

 

So I went back to the hospital ward singing.

 

Now I read that singing

is good for the heart.

 

I’ll keep singing,

not the cure but a tool.

 

Benita H. Kape (c) 12.6.2019

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