by Rex Pryor
_____a root pulled from
_____the african american soil
_____a black locomotive thundering
_____coming closer lean into
_____the beat that shakes the darkened dirt
_____18th and Vine in KC Mo.
_____walk the street turn the corner
_____dip your head the kool will
_____a jam session with no script
_____a birth of scat notes not
_____in need of words to give
_____the story a groove that
_____can't be taught or caught
_____least of all explained
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