Mix Tape

A brilliant and hilarious poem about rock music and heartbreak. If you liked music from 1985-1995 you’ll love this.

Glorious Results Of A Misspent Youth

I remember summer break
When you made me the mixed tape
Hisses that I grew to know
That segued from Poison to Skid Row
And how it caught that little laugh
The penny on the phonograph
The Scorpions ‘Still Lovin’ You’
Was it too good to be true?

I saw you kissing Candy Spritz
That same night that the tape would split
You begged me please to take you back
Said you loved me and that was that
I knew that we were meant to be
When Steve Perry sang ‘Faithfully’
So I taped the tape back together
But discerned the tape’s split forever

My faith renewed as I heard
The band Extreme sing ‘More Than Words’
Then came that day you seemed so distant
As if I was nonexistent
Was this something I could beat
With ‘Home Sweet Home’ played on repeat?
Though I was forced to concede
The…

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2 responses to “Mix Tape

  1. Loved it!! Reminded me of the great and heart felt rock era. I remember having those posters up in my locker and having my own cool mix tape. Those were the days….

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