Saturday Night Jazz Haiku

March 8, 2018 § Leave a comment

“Let’s dance.” I asked her

Knowing full well the answer.

No harm in trying.

 

Surprise! She said, “Yes.”

We stumble to the dance floor

Got to Love playing.

 

Later she told me

Like a refugee come home

Right away, she knew!

 

Saturdays we go

To talk, hear jazz and slow dance

Till sleep brings us home.

 

* In case you’re wondering, that is Juliette Binoche dancing with Johnny Depp in image #3. And the song “Got to Love” is a title track from Laila Biali’s latest jazz album.  “Let’s Dance,” “Refugee,” and “We Go” are also song titles from the album found in the haikus.

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