adventures in dysthymia

Thursday, January 11, 2007

BARRED

The barre chord –

I could never do it,
index too short, too thin,
to reach across and hold
down that darn E string.

Give me a thin neck,
yeah, like a 62 Gibson,
and I’ll wrap that thumb
right on around.

You’ll never notice.

Stephen Brooke ©2007

always felt a little guilty about playing guitar the 'wrong' way...

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