you love women

you love your women
like you love a good song;
you don’t know the words,
but you still sing along.


open seventh

You tend to use
a lot
of open seventh
chords, he observed.
I didn’t know what that meant.
Like this, he said, demonstrating with
his hands what I didn’t
Oh, I replied,
you mean the ones that sound
like they are perching
on a cusp, demanding
yes, I do like those.