I started this in early '19. the goal was to have it ready to sing on a visit to Donegal that Summer.
James is a monologue for an audition. James is a black man, who iis over seventy and has received a terminal prognosis. The brief is for him to be a be a family loving man who is trying to maintain his independence and not be a burden on ohers.
This was written after a drunken challenge ( which I declined) to write a song in 24 hours. However, my brain would not leave the subject, 'Sucker', alone and this was done with four hours to spare.
ONOMATOPOEIA Long walks on short days Brief smile on a long face Not enough onomatopoeia in my life Large bag of small toys Long wait for brief joys...