Dr. John

when a saint leaves the earth

there is a vacuum,

an irreplaceable hole

that cannot be filled.

sound the trumpets, the drums,

the trombones!

play the cymbals,

twirl colorful umbrellas

and sing…

build a second-line to infinity

to send him home…
Linda Tauhid

©6/12/19
*for musical and cultural artist  Mac Rebennack Jr. AKA Dr. John